WHAT SHOULD I DO IF I’M SEXUALLY HARASSED?

Aug 04, 2016
By Peter Friedmann

As an Ohio Sexual Harassment Lawyer, I can advise you that it is of the utmost importance that the employee being harassed report the harassment according to the employer's policy.  If your employer has a policy that dictates what an employee should do if he or she is being harassed, you MUST follow that reporting procedure in order to have a claim against your employer. The Sixth Circuit addresses this problem frequently and has consistently held that if an employee...

THE FLSA PROFESSIONAL EXEMPTION IN OHIO

Aug 04, 2016
By Peter Friedmann

Should You Be Paid Overtime Wages? Important Information for the Employee about the FLSA Professional Exemption This article focuses on the Professional Exemption under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The FLSA mandates that most employees in the United States be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and be compensated with overtime pay for all hours worked over 40 hours a week. Whether an employee is protected by these provisions depends on how the employer...

The FLSA Fluctuating Workweek: What Is It?

Aug 04, 2016
By Peter Friedmann

If you need a Columbus overtime lawyer, this article will be helpful. What is the FLSA fluctuating workweek? The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) permits employers to pay non-exempt employees under a fluctuating workweek method, which basically means the employer pays a fixed salary for all hours worked, whether an employee works less than 40 hours or more than 40 hours a week. This allows the employer to then pay one-half the regular hourly rate for any hours worked over...

COLUMBUS EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS UPDATE

Aug 04, 2016
By Peter Friedmann

The firing of Bishop Watterson physical education teacher Carla Hale is garnering national news. Hale is a lesbian who is in a committed relationship with another woman, Julie, and kept that relationship private from her colleagues and students at Watterson. Recently, Carla's mother passed away and in her obituary, Carla named her long time partner as one of her mother's survivors. One particularly zealous mother of a Watterson student saw the obituary and wrote a letter to the school, outraged...

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