Should I Get My Severance Agreement Reviewed?

 

My Employer Offered Me A Severance, Should I Get The Agreement Reviewed Before I Sign It?

Yes, talk to an Ohio Employment Lawyer at Mansell Law today to discuss having your severance agreement reviewed. Many employers require employees to sign agreements containing broad legal releases in return for a severance payout. By signing the agreement, you could be waiving important legal rights or claims you have against your employer. Speaking to an employment lawyer about your severance package will help you understand exactly what you are agreeing to when you accept your severance package. Our Ohio Employment Attorneys may also be able to assist you in negotiating a bigger severance. Contact us today to book a review and consultation of your severance package. Continue reading “Should I Get My Severance Agreement Reviewed?”

Covid Vaccine Mandates: Supreme Court Decision

The Latest Supreme Court Decisions on Employer COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

What is the latest on from the Supreme Court on the vaccine mandates? Can your employer require you to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in order to keep your job? Will you have to undergo weekly COVID-19 testing and wear a mask in your workplace if you are unvaccinated? Is your employer properly complying with COVID-19 safety requirements?

The answers to these questions are rapidly evolving as courts grapple with these nuanced legal issues. However, the Supreme Court’s latest ruling on these issues provides some clarity. Your Ohio Employment Lawyers explain everything you need to know about current COVID-19 vaccination and testing laws in the workplace. Continue reading “Covid Vaccine Mandates: Supreme Court Decision”

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”

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”