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Ohio Tipped Employee Wage Laws (Hospitality, Delivery)

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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)”

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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Wage, Tip and Overtime Laws for Food Delivery Drivers

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What are the laws for minimum wages, tips, and overtime for restaurant delivery drivers?  Read this article to find out if you are being paid correctly. This is applicable to all food delivery drivers (and bikers), including pizza delivery drivers, DoorDash, UberEats, PostMates, GrubHub, to name a few.

This article covers 4 main violations:

  1. Improper payment of tipped employees;
  2. Using your own car or vehicle to make deliveries;
  3. Misclassifying as an independent contractor; and
  4. Paying a “Day Rate” for Delivery Drivers

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COVID-19: Do You Have to Return to Work? Legal Rights on Concerns About Returning to Work

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Businesses throughout the country are beginning to reopen. While many people who may have experienced layoffs or reduced hours anxiously await returning to work, this poses a grave concern for employees who, because of a medical condition, are at high risk should they become ill with COVID-19. Can you be forced to return to work, even if you don’t feel safe doing so? What kinds of legal protections are available to you in this situation? Your Ohio Employment Attorney breaks down what you need to know about your right to request a Reasonable Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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