Switch to ADA Accessible Theme
Close Menu

Monthly Archives: October 2020

Wages

Laws Are In Place for Fair Pay

By Matthew Coffman |

There are laws, both federal and state, in place to protect workers’ rights. Employers have a legal obligation to pay their employees fairly for their labor. A federal law, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) establishes worker rights to a minimum wage, and in Ohio employees are guaranteed a higher amount than what is… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Employment3

Avoid Litigation with Mediation

By Matthew Coffman |

Sometimes it is possible to resolve a dispute without litigation, an alternative path may be the best way for you to move forward. For example, mediation is a solution for many. A confidential process, mediation is when a third party, someone neutral such as a judge or other experienced legal professional, listens to both… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Employment4

Reporting Work Injuries Is Essential

By Matthew Coffman |

Unfortunately, there are times when individuals are injured when they are at work. The range of injuries is wide and varies depending on the industry a person works within. If you work in a fulfillment center, for example, it may be possible for you to slip and fall, resulting in injuries to your neck… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Workplace

False Accusations Within the Workplace

By Matthew Coffman |

When people get up and go to work in the morning, they are not typically thinking they will show up and face an allegation of illegal activity or bad behavior. But unfortunately, this has happened to individuals. Sometimes to reliable, good employees who have done nothing wrong. Digital communication and social media accounts can… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Columbus-Overtime-Lawyer (1) (1)

OVERTIME LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST OHIOHEALTH CORPORATION FOR SECURITY PROTECTIVE OFFICERS’ UNPAID WORK

By Matthew Coffman |

FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against OhioHealth Corporation for failing to compensate its Protective Services officers for time spent gearing up and gearing down for work. On October 8, 2020, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action Complaint against OhioHealth Corporation (“OhioHealth”) on… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
EmpLaw2

Recording Workplace Conversations Could Lead to More Problems

By Matthew Coffman |

When there is an issue at work, it is natural to seek justice. You may be seeking ways to prove your side of the story, but recording workplace conversations without the consent of the others involved in the conversation could lead to more issues. Under Ohio law, the recording itself is not a criminal… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Discrim3

Common Kinds of Workplace Discrimination

By Matthew Coffman |

When a person is subject to unfavorable treatment because of specific characteristic, as a potential hire or an established employee, they could be a victim of workplace discrimination. This can take place in the context of hiring a potential employee, difference in benefits, pay, promotions, or work assignments, or how an employee is let… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Worker3

Am I a Contract Worker or an Employee?

By Matthew Coffman |

It is common for individuals to work as freelancers, sometimes doing the same tasks for the same organization for years. Workers may not even be sure if they are correctly classified as an independent contractor compared to an employee of the company. But, there are legal distinctions between the two classifications. For example, benefit… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Complaint2

Types of Non-Sexual Workplace Harassment

By Matthew Coffman |

Unfortunately, workplace harassment is common in Ohio, throughout the country, and the world. Harassment can create a toxic work environment, particularly if it goes unreported and is allowed to continue over time. If you feel you were a victim of harassment, it is important you learn about your legal rights. Protect yourself and connect… Read More »

Facebook Twitter LinkedIn
Contact Coffman Legal Today
protected by reCAPTCHA Privacy - Terms
X
Free Case Evaluation
protected by reCAPTCHA Privacy - Terms
+