Month: November 2019

When does time clock “rounding” violate the law?

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Here’s the scenario: everyday you arrive to work early to make sure you have enough time to park, put your coat and lunch away, and get in line to punch-in at the time clock.  But how are you rewarded for this early arrival? Your employer rounds your early punch-in up to your start time anyway – your employer essentially steals these minutes from you and gets free work.  If this scenario sounds familiar, your employer is likely reaping the benefits of free work from all the employees that clock-in early.  This could be a major violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), including potential minimum wage and overtime violations. Our employment law attorneys provide specifics herein.

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“Sleeping Her Way to the Top”: How Female Employees May Have a Claim for Sex Discrimination Under Title VII Based on False Rumors About Sleeping With a Supervisor

Successful women, especially in male-dominated professions, are well-acquainted with this accusation. It’s humiliating on numerous levels, but perhaps most damaging is the suggestion that the woman didn’t actually earn the position she achieved. Continue reading ““Sleeping Her Way to the Top”: How Female Employees May Have a Claim for Sex Discrimination Under Title VII Based on False Rumors About Sleeping With a Supervisor”

What is a wrongful termination in violation of public policy claim in Ohio?

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I think I’ve been wrongfully terminated. What do I need to prove in order to bring a wrongful termination in violation of public policy claim under Ohio law?

Ohio is an at-will employment state. Unfortunately, this means that for the vast majority of employees, their employer may terminate them for any reason or even no reason at all. However, there are exceptions to this general rule. A claim for wrongful termination in violation of public policy arises where the employee is fired under circumstances that violate certain laws put in place to protect public health and safety.

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Mansell Law Recognized by U.S. News as Best Law Firms in America

Mansell Law has been recognized by U.S. News and Best Lawyers as “Best Law Firms in America” in two categories: Employment Law – Individuals; and, Litigation – Labor and employment. See Our Listing.  To obtain this ranking, there is a rigorous process that includes peer review, client review, and an independent analysis of the law firm. For more information on the process, visit U.S. News.

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