Category Archives: Employment

My employer is ignoring our employment contract, what can I do?

That depends primarily on the terms of the employment contract and what your employer is doing to violate it. Continue reading

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What is allowed in an employment contract (or what is not allowed)?

There is very little that is not allowed to be included in an employment contract in Ohio. That is why it is very important to have an attorney look at your employment contract. Continue reading

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If I get fired is my non-compete still enforceable?

Every non-compete agreement is different, so you really don’t know unless you seek the advice of an attorney. Continue reading

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Should an attorney review my severance package?

A severance agreement is a legally binding contract, and you should get the advice of an attorney before you sign one. Continue reading

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Should I have an attorney look over my employment contract?

An employment contract is going to affect one of the most important parts of your life which is why an attorney should review. Continue reading

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Should My Employer Pay Me Overtime for Holiday or Weekend Work?

The Fair Labor Standards Act generally requires that employees covered by the act who are “non-exempt” must receive overtime pay for hours worked in excess of 40 in a workweek at a rate of pay not less than one and one-half time their regular rate of pay. Continue reading

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Can My Employer Enforce A Non-Compete Agreement?

Reasonable non-compete agreements are enforceable in Ohio. Continue reading

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What Constitutes Workplace Discrimination?

Federal and state laws prohibit an employer from taking adverse employment action against an employee because of their age (if they are 40 or older), gender, pregnancy, race, national origin, religion, or disability. Continue reading

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I Think I Am Being Sexually Harassed at Work. What Should I Do?

Tell your supervisor, your human resources department, or another supervisor or manager in the company. It is best to notify the employer in writing and keep a copy of your complaint. Continue reading

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What Is The Family Medical Leave Act?

The FMLA allows you to take up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave for specific reasons. Continue reading

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