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November 13, 2019 | New FLSA Overtime Rules for 2020 – What Employees Must Know

What Employees Must Know About the New FLSA Overtime Rules for 2020 In September of 2019, the Department of Labor released highly anticipated changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) regulations surrounding overtime pay.  New FLSA overtime rules regarding which employees qualify to earn overtime pay take effect on Jan. 1, 2020. The rules,

July 23, 2019 | What Does an Unpaid Overtime Settlement Consist of in Ohio?

Under a federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act and a similar state statute, employers in Ohio must pay most hourly workers time-and-one-half their hourly rate of pay for each hour worked over 40 hours in a workweek. Even employees who take tips like waitstaff and bartenders must receive overtime pay. But what happens

May 2, 2018 | Who Is Covered by the FLSA?

Nearly every worker in Ohio is covered by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act. State law follows the FLSA almost exactly, so the provisions of this federal statute apply to anyone who is employed by any organization that does business across state lines, serves people who travel across state lines, and makes even a single

March 15, 2018 | I Was Shorted Several Hours on My Last Paycheck. What Should I Do?

When you get paid by the hour, your employer has obligations under federal and state laws to pay you for all of the hours you work. Additionally, companies need to pay most hourly employees at least time-and-a-half for each hour they work past a total of 40 in a seven-day period or “workweek.” Similar wage

December 18, 2017 | 3 Things You Should Know About the FLSA

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandates that employers treat and pay workers fairly. Violations of the law permit employees to file formal complaints and lawsuits for the payment of back wages, unpaid overtime and other damages. Consulting with an experienced Columbus, Ohio FLSA attorney will help you understand how the FLSA operates in