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COVID-19 Vaccines in the Workplace

Covid-19 Vaccines and Masks in the Workplace—What You Need to Know

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the body responsible for enforcing federal laws that prohibit job discrimination and harassment, has issued guidance regarding workplace policies created in response to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Many employers have adapted specific policies to facilitate the safe return of employees to the workplace.  Below you will find a summary of the most recent EEOC guidance regarding the legality of mandatory vaccination or mask wearing policies for employees.

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Ohio Tipped Employee Wage Laws (Hospitality, Delivery)

Tipped Employee Laws Ohio

Are you employed in a position where you frequently receive tips as part of your pay? If so, make sure you are receiving the total wages you are entitled to and the your employer is paying you according to the federal and state wage laws. In this post, our Ohio wage lawyers explains how your tips earned effect your hourly rate of pay. See more for Ohio Tipped Employee Wage Laws. Continue reading “Ohio Tipped Employee Wage Laws (Hospitality, Delivery)”

Eastland Mall Overtime Lawsuit Notice and Consent

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NOTICE OF COLLECTIVE ACTION LAWSUIT

Kejuana Beaver, et al. v. Eastland Mall Holdings, LLC, and Group 7 Staffing, LLC

Case No. 2:20-cv-485 (S.D. Ohio).

An action is pending in the United States Federal District Court in Columbus, Ohio on behalf of a class consisting of all individuals currently and formerly employed by Eastland Mall between January 28, 2017 and the present, who were paid on an hourly basis, and who did not receive overtime payment at a rate of one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for all hours worked in a workweek in excess of 40 (“the Class”).

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COVID-19 Paid Job Leave in 2021

Paid Job Leave Under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) is Set to Expire. Now What?

At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, congress passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act that provided eligible employees with 80 hours of paid sick leave and 12 weeks of paid family leave, among other things. However, these laws as we know them will both expire on December 31, 2020. What kinds of job protection do you still have, and what are your options going forward to keep you and your family safe? Your Ohio Employment Lawyers explain everything you need to know about the changes to the FFCRA’s paid leave laws as we head into 2021. Continue reading “COVID-19 Paid Job Leave in 2021”

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center Lawsuit and Settlement

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A settlement in the the lawsuit titled Oakley et al. v. Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. Case No. 2017-00845, Ohio Court of Claims, has been preliminarily approved by the Court.  All Hourly Employees should have received a Notice with additional information on participation options for the settlement.  For more information on the lawsuit, settlement, and important documents, please read below.

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