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)”
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”).
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”
The Covid-19 vaccine has arrived in record time. Its long term effects are unknown. So can your employer require you to get the covid-19 vaccine before starting or returning to work? New guidance provides insight on this hot button employment law issue. Our Employment Attorney breaks it down here.
Are you a construction worker? Do you work for a construction company? If so, you may not be receiving all the wages you are entitled to. Read this article to learn more about the wage laws, and common wage violations, in the construction industry. Continue reading “Wage and Overtime Laws for Construction Workers”
Are you an RN, LPN, or STNA? Do you provide direct, in-home healthcare services? If so, you may not be receiving all the wages you are entitled to. This article sets forth common minimum wage and overtime violations among healthcare professionals. Continue reading “Wage and Overtime Laws for Healthcare Workers”
Has your employer or someone you work with committed a criminal act against you? In addition to pursuing criminal charges, you may also be able to pursue civil damages for the offense.
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.
Are you a truck driver? Do you work for a trucking company? If so, you may not be receiving all the wages you are entitled to. Read this article to learn more about the minimum wage, break time, and overtime laws that apply to truck drivers. Continue reading “Wage and Overtime Laws for Truck Drivers”
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:
- Improper payment of tipped employees;
- Using your own car or vehicle to make deliveries;
- Misclassifying as an independent contractor; and
- Paying a “Day Rate” for Delivery Drivers