What is the Salary Requirement for Exempt Employees Under FLSA

What is the Salary Requirement for Exempt Employees Under FLSA?

November 01, 2021
By Peter Friedmann
The Federal Labor Standards Act (FLSA) is a federal law that, among other things, requires employers to pay almost every employee the federal minimum wage as defined by the FLSA. The FLSA also covers overtime pay for all hours that an employee works over 40 hours in a workweek for those individuals that are entitled to receive overtime pay. The FLSA does allow for exemptions from the overtime pay requirements. These exemptions cover certain “employees employed as bona fide executive,...
Ranked by Best Lawyers as One of the Best Law Firms in Ohio

The Friedmann Firm LLC Ranked by Best Lawyers as One of the Best Law Firms in Ohio

October 18, 2021
By Peter Friedmann
The Friedmann Firm, LLC is proud to share that we have been ranked as one of the Best Law Firms in Ohio on the U.S. News – Best Lawyers list for 2022. We were recognized as being regionally ranked as a top firm in the practice area of labor and employment law, after the U.S. News rigorous evaluation process. The U.S. News – Best Lawyers list is compiled on an annual basis by a peer-review survey. Law firms, such as...
Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act

Protecting Older Workers Against Discrimination Act

October 14, 2021
By Peter Friedmann
According to an AARP analysis in 2017, individuals 55 and older had an unemployment rate of 3.4%. This shows us that more and more older workers are staying in the workforce for longer periods of time. While older workers bring experience and knowledge with them into the workplace, they also may “develop disabilities as they age, or existing disabilities may become more significant”, which may result in older workers facing potential hiring discrimination tied to their age. Additionally, employers might...
Ohio Independent Contractor Law

Ohio Independent Contractor Law

September 30, 2021
By Peter Friedmann
There are some conflicts between Ohio laws for independent contractors and the protections afforded by the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). For example, independent contractors in Ohio are exempt from certain protections of the FLSA, like minimum wage and overtime regulations. To determine what standards apply to you, you must determine whether you are an employee under the FLSA or an independent contractor subject to Ohio laws. Ohio Independent Contractor Law – Classifying An Independent Contractor It is extremely helpful...
FAA Whistleblower Hotline

FAA Whistleblower Hotline

September 09, 2021
By Peter Friedmann
As a potential airline and aviation industry FAA whistleblower, you may have questions as to how to go about reporting a possible safety or regulatory violation. The Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment and Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR21) in 2000, provides whistleblower protection for employees in the aviation industry who report safety or regulatory violation.  Under the AIR21 Whistleblower Protection Program, employees are able to file and report safety violations or aviation hazards without having to fear retaliation...