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By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jun 15 2022

Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Shearer’s Foods LLC

Our experienced unpaid Overtime Lawyers filed a collective and class action lawsuit against Shearer’s Foods LLC (“Shearer’s”) for failing to compensate its hourly production/manufacturing employees for all overtime hours worked. On June 13, 2022, our overtime attorneys at Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action Complaint against Defendant Shearer’s on behalf of hourly […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 19 2022

Is It Illegal for Former Employers to Give a Bad Employment Reference?

When you leave a former workplace, you are most likely going to consider listing them as your prior employer and a future employment reference as you look for a new job. References are very common to include in job applications as they provide your potential future employer with a better understanding of your work history […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 04 2022

Can You Sue For Wrongful Termination In Ohio?

Wrongful termination will occur when an employee is fired or laid off for an illegal reason. This can often fall under being let go or fired in a way that violates your employment contract, retaliation, discrimination, and other unlawful grounds. In the state of Ohio, employers have broad discretion over their firing and hiring decisions. […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Apr 11 2022

How Much Settlement for Retaliation in Workplace?

When it comes to workplace retaliation settlements in Ohio, a burning question you may have as a victim of retaliation in the workplace is how much you may see if you have a successful case on your hands. Below, we are going to take a brief look at what exactly a workplace retaliation lawsuit settlement […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Mar 21 2022

How To Get Out of a Non-Compete Agreement in Ohio?

When you started at your current job, you may have signed an employment contract or agreement that laid out the details of your role, benefits, compensation, and other key details. Included in that contract may have been a non-compete agreement as well. What is a Non-Compete Agreement? A non-compete agreement is essentially a contract between […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Mar 04 2022

What To Do When You Are Falsely Accused of Sexual Harassment?

When it comes to sexual harassment in the workplace, there are several federal and state laws that protect employees from being on the receiving end of such harassment. In Ohio, sexual harassment is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Section 4112.02 of the Ohio Revised Code, among others. The […]

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