Category: Ohio Labor Laws

What Is Gap Time

 

What is Gap Time? Should My Employer Be Paying Me For It?

“Gap time” is a term used to describe the gap between hours paid by an employer and non-overtime hours worked.[1] When an hourly employee is scheduled and works 40 hours in a week, no gap time exists.  Generally, gap time issues arise when an hourly employee works who regularly works less than 40 hours each week performs “off the clock” work for their employer. If you have questions about unpaid wages reach out to Mansell Law, Wage and Hour Lawyers in Columbus, Ohio. Continue reading “What Is Gap Time”

Coronavirus Stimulus Package ($2 Trillion Dollars) – 4 Keys Points to Know

Coronavirus Stimulus package

President Trump has signed the landmark legislation on March 27, 2020 that includes a $2-trillion stimulus package to provide a safety net to the struggling U.S. economy due to the the coronavirus pandemic.

The stimulus package is the largest emergency aid package in US history and the most significant legislative action taken to address the rapidly intensifying coronavirus crisis, which has resulted in the economy coming to a screeching halt.  Here is the full text of the bill. Here are the 4 key provisions in the law:

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Your Employment

Corona virus and employment laws

Coronavirus/Covid-19 and Your Employment: A pandemic is upon us and even the doubters are realizing that the Coronavirus aka COVID-19 is going to have a dramatic impact on our health, our daily lives, and our employment.  With all the drastic measures being taken by local, state, and federal government, it is important for you to know what your rights are as an employee in this unprecedented time. Because the actions of government and lawmakers are rapidly changing, we will keep this article updated as the changes go into effect.

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Wrongful Termination Damages and Settlements

Wrongful Termination Settlements Ohio

What are the damages and employee can recover or settlement can an employee get if you sue your employer in Ohio for an employment law violation?    

The answer to this question will depend on the type of legal claim you bring.  For example, discrimination lawsuits have different damages available if it involves a hostile work environment or a wrongful termination. Also, discrimination under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has different damages than discrimination under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

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