May 26, 2016

New rule regarding overtime pay

The Obama administration unveiled a new rule Wednesday that will make millions of middle-income workers eligible for overtime pay, a move that delivers a long-sought victory for labor […]
March 3, 2016

The step-by-step guide to firing someone

Not everyone does it well, but for the sake of your company—and your employees—learning how to terminate someone’s employment is an important skill to learn. No, […]
February 21, 2016

The “fine print” and arbitration clauses

People joke about the “fine print” in contracts, but often the fine print is no laughing matter, especially when it comes to arbitration clauses. If arbitration […]
October 15, 2015

Ohio Bill Favors Hiring Veterans

The State of Ohio is moving toward passing a bill that would make it legal for companies in the private sector to favor veterans and their […]
March 21, 2015

Is It Legal to Require Proof for Sick Days?

It is imperative that you stay compliant with the law as an employer. Stay on top of sick day laws with these tips and information.
March 14, 2015

Remedies for Breach of an Employment Contract

Breach of an express or implied employment contract is grounds for a wrongful discharge lawsuit.
March 7, 2015

Employers Can Be Sued for Giving Bad Job References

Defamation lawsuits have merits when an employer knowingly makes false factual statements as a bad reference given for a former employee.
March 1, 2015

Minimum Wage Act

In 1938, led by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, the United States government passed the Fair Labor Standards Act. The FLSA introduced the standard working regulations for […]
February 28, 2015

Should Businesses Dock Employees’ Pay for Stolen and Broken Items?

Should employees be forced to pay for stolen or broken items? If you believe so, you could be violating state labor laws.