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What is Intermittent FMLA Leave?

By Matthew Coffman |

The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a United States labor law enacted in 1993. FMLA is the right for eligible employees to take unpaid leave for specific medical and family reasons. Because of FMLA, these leaves are job-protected and ensure the person has continued group health insurance coverage under the same terms and… Read More »

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Can I Be Compensated for Travel Time?

By Matthew Coffman |

With employees spending so much time traveling to and from work, it is common for workers to wonder if they should be compensated for travel during work hours. While your commute time to work is not compensable (meaning that your employer is not required to compensate you for that), your employer must pay for… Read More »

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Coronavirus Rights

Do you have any rights to paid leave during the Coronavirus pandemic?

By Matthew Coffman |

We are in an uncertain time with the Coronavirus pandemic spreading throughout our country. Many employees wonder their rights to leave to protect themselves and their families or because they or someone in their home may be at risk. The government has passed new laws related to the Coronavirus pandemic that give employees rights… Read More »

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When Background Checks Impact Employment

By Matthew Coffman |

It is common for employers to use background checks when making an employment decision, such as whether to hire an applicant. Sometimes they are even required, especially if the job that is being filled has duties that include security clearance requirements. The problem with prospective employers using background checks to make employment decisions is… Read More »

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What should be my overtime rate of pay?

By Matthew Coffman |

Overtime pay can be confusing. Employees’ entitlement to overtime pay often results in litigation and legal claims because employers are doing one of many things wrong, such as not paying employees at the correct overtime rate, not paying employees for all overtime work performed, or even not paying employees overtime at all. In this… Read More »

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Employer Retaliation and Workers’ Compensation

By Matthew Coffman |

If an employee files a claim for workers’ compensation, their place of employment cannot lawfully retaliate or terminate that individual. A firing in connection with a workers’ compensation claim is illegal retaliation and a wrongful termination lawsuit could result. Of course, if there is another reason for the firing, an employer may say that… Read More »

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What Is the Prevailing Wage Rights Law in Ohio?

By Matthew Coffman |

According to Ohio law, prevailing wage laws are applicable to the wages and hours received on certain public work projects. Improvements that are being funded, in whole or in part, by public dollars. The overall project does have to have a certain cost to be subject to prevailing wage rights law. Talk to our… Read More »

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The Right to Work Light Duty When Pregnant

By Matthew Coffman |

Pregnancy is an exciting time for many families. As they watch what they eat and plan a baby room in their house, women continue to work as well. That said, pregnancy discrimination does exist. It is important to understand the rights of pregnant working women while growing your family. If you suspect you have… Read More »

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