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Common Ways Workers End Up Working Off The Clock

By Matthew Coffman |

The phrase working off the clock refers to work that an employee does that is not directly compensated and is not tallied as part of an employee’s weekly hours, meaning it can lead to unpaid overtime. If an employer is requiring you to work, they are required to compensate you for your work under… Read More »

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Do You Know About The Manager Exemption?

By Matthew Coffman |

If you are an Ohio worker, it is important you understand your rights regarding pay. This includes minimum wage and overtime requirements. Legally, your employer is required to pay workers at least the minimum wage for every hour worked within a workweek, up to 40 hours. Work beyond the 40 hours should be paid… Read More »

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Are You An Exempt Or Non-Exempt Employee?

By Matthew Coffman |

In order to understand your rights as an employee, you need to understand what type of employee you are at your workplace. For example, you need to know if you are an exempt employee or a non-exempt employee. There are differences between the types of jobs these designations hold and if they are paid… Read More »

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Different Types Of Attorney Fees

By Matthew Coffman |

When you work with an employment lawyer, they should be clear about their fee structure. If someone is not straight with you on the outset, they are not a good match for your needs. It is essential you understand how fees and billing will be handled before moving forward with an attorney-client relationship. Ohio… Read More »

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Employers Must Keep Accurate Records

By Matthew Coffman |

By law, employers must maintain a record of time worked for each employee. If accurate records are not kept, it could lead to an investigation of wage violations. Columbus employment attorneys regularly investigate wage and hour claims. There may be a path to justice and compensation. For example, if a company is not maintaining… Read More »

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Learning About Working With An Employment Lawyer

By Matthew Coffman |

There are times when it is in your best interests to work with an employment attorney. For example, if your place of employment has illegally withheld wages, you were wrongfully terminated from your place of work, or if you are discriminated against and harassed at your job. Protecting your rights and holding an employer… Read More »

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Workplace Protections For Veterans

By Matthew Coffman |

According to federal law, veterans have the right to be employed in civilian job positions free of discrimination. These protections are in place for individuals who are no longer serving and for members of the active military, including those in the National Guard and the Army Reserves. In the event of a violation, the… Read More »

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These Action Could Be Part Of A Hostile Work Environment

By Matthew Coffman |

Are you wondering what determines a hostile work environment? There are many scenarios that could result in a work environment being toxic, particularly if there is persistent intimidation or severe harassment. Discrimination can also be an issue. When a hostile work environment is making it impossible for you to do your job in the… Read More »

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