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By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Sep 08 2021

Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit Against ContactUS Communications

Coffman Legal’s overtime lawyers filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against ContactUS, LLC and ContactUS Technology, Ltd. (ContactUS Communications) related to the failure to pay customer service representatives for all overtime hours worked. On August 31, 2021, our employment law firm filed a Collective and Class Action Complaint against ContactUS Communications customer service representatives […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Apr 19 2021

Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit Against Majestic Care and Wise Medical Staffing for Unpaid Lunches

Coffman Legal’s FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Majestic Care and Wise Medical Staffing, Inc. (“Wise”) in Ohio for failing to compensate their hourly and non-exempt healthcare employees working at all Majestic Care facilities fully for all time that they spent working. On April 1, 2021, the law firm of […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Mar 18 2021

Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Arrow Senior Living Management

Coffman Legal’s FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Arrow Senior Living Management, LLC (“Arrow”) in Ohio for failing to compensate its hourly and non-exempt healthcare employees fully for all time that they spent working. On March 10, 2021, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 12 2021

Should I Be Paid for a One-Day Work Trip?

Travel time is a compensation issue that often comes up for employees. After all, many workers spend a lot of time in transit, either for work tasks or commuting. If that time is eligible for payment depends on a variety of factors, such as if the travel was during set work hours or if an […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 11 2021

Fresh Thyme Overtime Lawsuit For Unpaid Meal Breaks is Conditionally Certified as a National Collective Action

Our Overtime Attorneys’ Lawsuit against Fresh Thyme is conditionally certified nationally The experienced unpaid overtime lawyers at Coffman Legal, along with Nilges Draher and Bryant Legal, filed a Collective Action Lawsuit against Lakes Venture, LLC dba Fresh Thyme Farmers Market (Fresh Thyme) on behalf of Fresh Thyme’s non-exempt employees at its 78 stores nationally for […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 08 2021

Am I entitled to overtime wages if I am paid on a per visit basis?

Paid on a per visit basis? Wonder if you are entitled to overtime? Whether an employee paid on a per visit basis is entitled to overtime depends on several different factors. Non-exempt employees paid on a per visit basis are entitled to overtime wages. First, an employee must be non-exempt (entitled to overtime) compared to […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jan 29 2021

Piece Rate Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Forest River RV

Overtime lawyers at our firm (along with attorneys at Nilges Draher LLC and Hassler Kondras Miller LLP) have filed an unpaid overtime case for Forest River’s “piece rate” production workers related to its alleged failure to fully and properly compensate piece rate workers on a “bona fide” piece rate system for all of their overtime […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jan 08 2021

Timelines for FLSA Collective Actions

A federal law, the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets rules for employers. Basic requirements are included in the FLSA, such as employees must be paid at least minimum wage for their work, records of wages need to be recorded appropriately, and all applicable overtime rules are  to be followed. But, even with FLSA requirements […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jan 04 2021

Registered Behavior Technicians Sue Hopebridge for Unpaid Overtime for Unlawful Break Policy and Other Off-the-Clock Work

Coffman Legal’s Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Hopebridge, LLC for failing to compensate its hourly, non-exempt registered behavior technicians (“RBTs”) for its companywide unlawful break policy, including that it required RBTs to clock out for all breaks and “meal breaks” regardless of how short. Hopebridge maintained a written […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Dec 30 2020

Welder Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Rumpke Waste for Unpaid Meal Breaks

Coffman Legal’s Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Rumpke Transportation Company, LLC (d/b/a Rumpke Waste Collection & Disposal Systems) for failing to compensate its hourly welders for interrupted meal breaks. On October 8, 2020, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action Complaint against […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Dec 29 2020

What Is a Prevailing Wage?

A prevailing wage is a rate of pay set for workers who are working on public works projects. This could be construction workers or trade workers. The basic hourly rate is set for publicly funded projects or projects supported by the government. Are you in a situation where you feel you should be paid a […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Dec 23 2020

Field Employee Overtime Lawsuit Against Recon Oilfield and Triple J Oilfield

Coffman Legal’s Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Recon Oilfield Services, Inc. and Triple J Oilfield Services, LLC for failing to compensate their hourly and non-exempt operators, laborers, roustabouts, and potentially other employees (collectively “operators”) fully for all time that they spent working. On August 31, 2020, the law […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Dec 21 2020

Maintenance Employee Overtime Lawsuit Against Cushman & Wakefield (C&W Facility Services) for Meal Break Violation

Coffman Legal’s Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against C&W Facility Services, Inc., an arm of Cushman & Wakefield, for failing to compensate its hourly, non-exempt maintenance employees for interrupted meal breaks. On July 31, 2020, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action Complaint […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Dec 16 2020

Steps to Take When There Is a Wage and Hour Violation

If you feel you have a right to unpaid wages from your Ohio workplace, you may be wondering how you can recover the unpaid wages you have earned. There are different forms of wage and hour violations, including but not limited to when: (i) employers do not pay employees overtime wages they have earned, (2) […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Dec 09 2020

OVERTIME LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST MILLER PIPELINE FOR FIELD EMPLOYEES’ UNPAID PRE-SHIFT AND OTHER WORK

Coffman Legal’s Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Miller Pipeline, LLC for failing to compensate its hourly field employees for travel time spent during the continuous workday to and from job sites. On August 7, 2020, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Nov 24 2020

New Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Healthcare Ventures Of Ohio And Peregrine Health Services For Healthcare Employees

Coffman Legal’s Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Healthcare Ventures of Ohio, LLC, Peregrine Health Services, Inc., Peregrine Health Services of Columbus, LLC , Peregrine Health Services of Cincinnati, LLC, and Peregrine Health Services of Edgerton, LLC for failing to compensate their hourly healthcare employees for overtime pay inclusive […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Nov 23 2020

New Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against LHC Group, Inc for Failure to Pay Travel Time to Home Health Employees

Coffman Legal’s Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against LHC Group, Inc. for failing to compensate its home healthcare employees for time spent traveling between clients’ residences in the same workday. On July 30, 2020, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action Complaint against […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Nov 12 2020

Should I Be Receiving Overtime When I Work from Home?

More and more employees are working from home. Some employers are offering employees the ability to work from home for extended periods of time. Many online companies have even given their employees the option to work from home permanently. But now that working from home is becoming common and not an exception, it is important […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Oct 30 2020

Laws Are In Place for Fair Pay

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 protected […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Oct 15 2020

Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Ohio Health Corporation for Security Protective Officers’ Unpaid Work

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 behalf […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Sep 18 2020

Who Pays for Employee Uniforms?

In some workplaces, employers require employees to wear uniforms or dress in a certain way. For instance, a restaurant or cafe may require everyone working the counter or waiting tables to wear dark pants and a white shirt. In other circumstances, a specific uniform is provided. For example, a law enforcement officer wears the uniform […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jun 05 2020

Overtime Case Against The Paradies Shops, LLC (Paradies Lagardere) for Unlawful Meal Deductions

Coffman Legal’s FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against The Paradies Shops, LLC aka Paradies Lagardere (hereafter “Paradies”) for allegedly instituting an automatic meal deduction policy with no genuine mechanism to reverse the meal deduction. Paradies applied the automatic meal deduction to reduce employees’ compensable time worked and to avoid paying […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jun 01 2020

New Unpaid Overtime Lawsuit Filed by Call Center Employees Against BMW Financial Services

Coffman Legal’s FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against BMW Financial Services NA, LLC on behalf of call center employees who were allegedly not compensated for all overtime work performed. On May 5, 2020, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action Complaint against BMW Financial […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 01 2020

New Piece Rate Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against NTI Services, Corp

Coffman Legal’s FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against NTI Services, Corp. for allegedly miscalculating overtime pay for its employees, which resulted in not accurately or fully paying employees for their overtime pursuant to the FLSA. On April 29, 2020, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Apr 09 2020

New Independent Contractor Misclassification Overtime Lawsuit Filed Against Gulfport Energy Corporation

FLSA Overtime Attorneys at Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Gulfport Energy Corporation for the alleged misclassification of employees as “independent contractors” in order to not properly pay overtime wages earned pursuant to FLSA. On April 8, 2020, the law firm of Coffman Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Mar 25 2020

Can I Be Compensated for Travel Time?

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 travel […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Mar 10 2020

What should be my overtime rate of pay?

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 blog, […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 21 2020

Tipped Employees Have Legal Rights

Tips can be a big part of an individual’s income, particularly if they are employed in a restaurant or other business in the hospitality industry. But, unfortunately, sometimes employers take advantage of employees who rely on tips. They might forgo minimum wage requirements or not be clear with employees about pay. Remember, the minimum wage […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 03 2020

Overtime for Salaried Employees

Not many people have an issue with working long hours as long as their paycheck reflects all of the work that they are performing. After working for over 40 hours a week, the overtime pay is usually a welcome benefit. But, not all workers qualify for overtime pay. It’s worthwhile to know when overtime for […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Nov 06 2019

FLSA Overtime Statute of Limitations

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that employers provide at least time and a half for any hours worked over 40 in a week. States can provide more benefits to workers, but the federal law is the absolute “floor” that states cannot go below. If you have been unfairly denied overtime pay, you […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Oct 15 2019

Am I entitled to overtime pay for work performed before or after my scheduled shift?

One common issue that we often see resulting in claims for unpaid overtime occurs when employees are not being compensated for time working before the scheduled start, or after the scheduled end, of their shifts. Many employers pay employees based on their scheduled shifts rather than based on the time they are on the clock […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Oct 08 2019

Are Day Rate Employees Entitled to Overtime?

Employees who are paid a “day rate” are often not being paid all of the overtime and other wages that they are entitled to receive under the law, including unpaid overtime or other wages. What is day rate compensation? Day rate compensation occurs when employees are paid by the day, regardless of the number of […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Oct 02 2019

What is overtime and how is it paid?

In this blog, we will provide a very basic background of what overtime pay is and how overtime pay is earned. What is overtime pay? Overtime pay is the increased pay required for non-exempt employees when they work over 40 hours in a workweek. The Fair Labor Standards Act is the federal law that requires […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Oct 01 2019

How Does the New Overtime Rule Affect My Overtime Pay?

The U.S. Department of Labor announced a new rule on September 24, 2019 that raises the minimum threshold salary for exempt employees. If you have any questions about how this new rule will affect your overtime entitlement, you may contact our Columbus Ohio Overtime Lawyers. The Prior Rule Under the prior rule, the minimum salary […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Sep 10 2019

How Is Overtime Pay Often Calculated

Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), many workers in Ohio are entitled to receive overtime pay if they work more than 40 hours in a given week. Overtime pay is calculated at time and a half (1.5 times) an employee’s normal rate of pay. In this article, our Columbus overtime lawyers provide a more […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Aug 15 2019

Can I File a Wage and Hour Class Action Lawsuit in Ohio?

Unfortunately, wage and hour violations remain a serious problem in Ohio and throughout the United States. According to data from the United States Department of Labor (DOL), the federal government recovered more than $300 million in wage losses for workers in 2018 alone. Though, as wage and hour violations are notoriously underreported — the true […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 01 2019

New Collective and Class Action Filed Against Airstream, Inc for failure to Pay Employees for All Overtime Hours Worked

FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed a second Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Airstream for the failure to fully compensate associates who work overtime for all hours worked. We believe that the newest lawsuit will likely affect at least as many employees as the prior lawsuit against Airstream that related to the failure to compensate associates at the […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jan 31 2019

Update on Collective Action Case against Airstream and Thor Industries

On January 25, 2019, Airstream, Inc. and Thor Industries, Inc. offered Sandra Funk, Mark Satterly, and the other current and former Airstream employees who joined the lawsuit (“Plaintiffs”) an offer of judgment. The offer of judgment from Airstream and Thor notes that the “Offer of Judgment [was] made for purposes of Fed. R. Civ. P. […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Nov 02 2018

What Is the Minimum Wage in Ohio?

During the fall of 2018, when the wage and hour attorneys with Coffman Legal received this most basic question from a client with a potential unpaid wages case, Ohio required all employers in the state to pay their workers at least $8.30/hour. The $8.30/hour minimum wage applied to nearly all part-time, full-time and temporary/seasonal workers […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Oct 25 2018

Is It Illegal to Pay an Employee Less Than Minimum Wage in Ohio

With a handful of exceptions, federal and state laws require employers to pay all part-time and full-time employees at least minimum wage or greater for all hours worked. An employee who gets paid less than minimum wage can sue their employer for unpaid wages plus additional damages and attorney’s fees. In Ohio during 2018, the […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Aug 20 2018

Who gets overtime pay? Ohio Unpaid Overtime Lawyers

Hourly, non-exempt employees are entitled to one and one-half times their regular rate of pay for overtime hours worked each workweek. In general, an employee who works over 40 hours in a workweek is entitled to overtime pay subject to exemptions. If your employer claims you are “exempt” from the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Aug 15 2018

How overtime is paid – If it is paid properly

Do you have questions about how overtime is paid? Our Ohio Unpaid Overtime Lawyers hope this helps. What is overtime? Overtime is additional compensation paid to non-exempt employees when they work in excess of 40 hours in any workweek. Overtime is to be paid at one and one-half times the employees’ regular rate of pay […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Aug 03 2018

Common Wage and Overtime Issues for Tipped Employees

U.S. and Ohio labor laws define anyone who takes more than $30 per month in tips as a tipped employee. The group includes restaurant and bar workers, and may include other employees such as child and elder care providers, and individuals who provide personal services such as drivers and landscapers. Earning tips can significantly increase […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 21 2018

Conservative SCOTUS makes it more affordable for employers to commit wage theft and not pay workers overtime or other wages in accordance with federal and state laws

Employees’ / workers’ rights suffer a substantial defeat today. Contact our Columbus Ohio FLSA Collective Action Attorneys today! In an unfortunate ruling from SCOTUS, the Supreme Court enabled employers to get away with wage theft with little effect. The issue before the Court was whether employers could force employees to waive their rights to proceed […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Mar 06 2018

Non-exempt, hourly employee challenges Thor Industries and Airstream’s Alleged Failure to Pay All Overtime Wages Due when employees receive bonuses

FLSA Overtime Attorneys filed Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Thor Industries and Airstream for the alleged failure to fully compensate employees who work overtime. On March 1, 2018, the law firms of Coffman Legal, LLC and Bryant Legal, LLC filed a First Amended Collective and Class Action Complaint against Defendants Thor Industries and Airstream […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jan 11 2018

Am I entitled to be paid for training? Columbus Ohio Overtime Attorneys

You should likely be compensated for your time spent in training. Contact our Columbus Ohio Overtime Attorneys today! In general, an employer must compensate an employee for all hours worked, including time spent training. In other words, training time is ordinarily work time. If training occurs while the employee is at work by way of […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jan 02 2018

Ohio raises the minimum wage in 2018 – Contact our Ohio Unpaid Wages Lawyers Today

The minimum wage in Ohio has been raised in 2018. Ohio non-tipped employees must now be paid no less than $8.30 per hour (not including overtime). In order to comply with Ohio law, employers must pay Ohio employees at least an amount equal to Ohio’s minimum wage for all hours worked. If you are a […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Oct 17 2017

Non-exempt service technicians challenge Camping World’s Failure to Pay Overtime Wages

Overtime Attorneys file Collective Action Lawsuit against Camping World (aka FreedomRoads, LLC and Sirvilla RV Centers, LLC) for failure to pay service technicians overtime wages. On October 17, 2017, the law firms of Coffman Legal, LLC and Bryant Legal, LLC filed a Collective Action Complaint against Defendants FreedomRoads, LLC and Sirvilla RV Centers, LLC dba […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Aug 23 2017

Non-exempt, hourly call center employee challenges Discover Financial Services and Discover Products Failure to Pay All Wages Due when Working Overtime

Overtime Attorneys file Collective and Class Action Lawsuit against Discover Financial Services and Discover Products, Inc. for failure to fully compensate employees who work overtime. On August 23, 2017, the law firms of Coffman Legal, LLC and Bryant Legal, LLC filed a Collective and Class Action Complaint against Defendants Discover Financial Services and Discover Products […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Aug 22 2017

What should I do if my employer is not paying overtime wages? Columbus Overtime Lawyers

Non-exempt employees must be paid overtime wages for hours worked over 40 per week. Contact our Columbus Overtime Attorneys today! If you have questions about your overtime wages, you should speak with our Columbus overtime lawyers who regularly handle overtime litigation. Whether you are entitled to overtime compensation if you work more than 40 hours per […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jul 25 2017

What should I do if my employer is taking an automatic deduction? Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys

Employers cannot take an automatic deduction from compensable time, including automatic meal deductions, if they are missed or interrupted – Ohio FLSA Overtime Lawyers Employers cannot take an automatic deduction from employees compensable time for meal breaks or any other reason if employees are not receiving uninterrupted meal breaks or other breaks during the deducted compensable […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jul 12 2017

Non-exempt home health employee represented by Ohio Overtime Lawyers Coffman Legal, LLC challenges Upreach LLC’s Failure to Pay Overtime Wages

On March 15, 2017, a former non-exempt home health care employee filed a complaint in the Southern District of Ohio against Upreach, LLC including collective and class action allegations for failure to pay overtime wages to support specialists and other employees since January 1, 2015. The named plaintiff filed a claim for failure to pay […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jul 05 2017

Non-exempt employee represented by Ohio Overtime Attorneys Coffman Legal, LLC challenges Toledo Tool and Die’s Failure to Pay Overtime Wages

On June 15, 2017, a former non-exempt employee filed a first amended complaint in the Northern District of Ohio against Toledo Tool & Die Company, Inc. including collective and class action allegations. The named plaintiff filed a claim for failure to pay overtime wages for each hour worked in excess of 40 in a workweek […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jun 28 2017

What if my employer is requiring off the clock work? Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys

Non-exempt employees must be paid for all of their hours worked. Employers cannot require off-the-clock work. Our Columbus employment Lawyers are here to answer any questions you have about your right to compensation for hours worked, including off-the-clock work. There has been a lot of litigation about what constitutes “work.” Like anything, what constitutes “work” depends […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jun 14 2017

What should I do if my employer is not paying overtime wages? Ohio Overtime Lawyers

Non-exempt employees must be paid overtime wages for hours worked over 40 per week. Contact our Ohio Overtime Lawyers for a FREE consultation today! If you have questions about your overtime wages, you should speak with Ohio overtime lawyers who handle overtime litigation. Whether you are entitled to overtime compensation if you work more than 40 […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jun 08 2017

Can my employer take deductions from my time to not pay overtime? Ohio Overtime Attorneys

Employers cannot take deductions from employees’ compensable time to avoid paying overtime. Ohio Overtime Attorneys Employers cannot deduct from employees’ compensable time in order to avoid paying overtime. What does this mean and how does it affect you? Compensable time is all hours that an employer suffers or permits to work on their behalf. Non-exempt employees […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Jun 07 2017

Am I entitled to overtime compensation if I work over 40 hours per week? Ohio FLSA Lawyers

Non-exempt employees who work over 40 hours in a workweek are entitled to overtime wages of time and a half. Call our Ohio FLSA Overtime Lawyers. The answer to the question above is maybe. Employees are entitled to overtime compensation if they work over 40 hours in a workweek and they are non-exempt under the Fair […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 18 2017

What if I work over 40 hours and am not paid overtime? Ohio Unpaid Wages Attorneys

Contact our Ohio unpaid wages attorneys if you are working over 40 hours and are not being paid overtime. Our Ohio unpaid wages attorneys have posted numerous blogs containing information for employees who are working over 40 hours per week, but who are not being paid time and a half for all of their hours worked. […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 18 2017

Is my employer’s comp time policy legal? Ohio Overtime Attorneys

Non-exempt employees must be paid overtime wages for hours worked over 40 per week. Comp time is an unlawful means of avoiding overtime pay. Private sector employers cannot offer compensatory time, or comp time, to hourly, non-exempt employees. What is “comp time”? Most policies provide that when a hourly non-exempt employees works over 40 hours in a […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 17 2017

What if my employer is automatically deducting a meal period, but I’m not receiving it? Ohio Unpaid Wages Attorneys

Our Ohio Overtime Attorney is here to recover your unpaid wages for automatic meal deductions. Employees must be paid for automatic meal deductions if they are missed or interrupted. There is nothing inherently wrong with an employer that uses an automatic meal deduction for its employees. Meal breaks are a great way for employers to allow […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 17 2017

What if my employer fails to pay me overtime or minimum wage? Ohio FLSA Attorneys

Our Ohio FLSA Attorneys fight for your right to recover unpaid overtime or other wages you are due. As Ohio FLSA attorneys, employees are not always classified as employees and/or paid minimum wage or overtime wages. However, the penalties for unpaid overtime wages are steep. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) mandates that public and […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 17 2017

Am I exempt under the FLSA or entitled to overtime wages? Ohio Overtime Lawyers

Contact our Ohio overtime lawyers with any questions about whether you are exempt and/or your right to overtime wages. Our Ohio overtime attorneys can answer all of your questions regarding whether or not you are exempt or entitled to overtime wages for hours worked over 40 hours per week.  The Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA“) governs the payment of […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 17 2017

Am I an independent contractor or employee? Should I receive overtime?

Oftentimes, employers misclassify employees as Independent Contractors instead of Employees. Consequently, those employees are not paid overtime wages and benefits. Our Ohio overtime lawyers can answer all of your questions regarding whether or not you are properly classified as an independent contractor. Independent Contractors According to the IRS, the general rule is that an individual is an independent […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 16 2017

SCOTUS ruling entitles Home Health Workers to Overtime Wages

2016 UPDATE: SCOTUS denies cert by home care associations challenging home health workers entitled to overtime wages and protections under the FLSA. Our Ohio FLSA overtime attorneys blogged in February about a change in the law called the “home care final rule” that entitled approximately 2 million home health workers to overtime pay, overturning an exemption that was outdated. For years, home […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on May 16 2017

Home Health Workers are now Entitled to Overtime Pay

Home Health Workers, Aides, and other Employees Providing Companionship Services are now entitled to Overtime Pay as of January 1, 2015. The law has changed and employees who have been taken advantage of are now entitled to much deserved overtime wages. Almost 2 million home care workers are now non-exempt and protected by the Fair […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 28 2017

What if my employer refuses to pay overtime wages? Ohio Overtime Lawyers

If your employer refuses to pay overtime and you are working over 40 hours per week, then you should contact our office to speak with our Ohio Overtime Lawyers. If your employer refuses to pay overtime wages, it may be violating federal and state laws. Employees who perform non-exempt duties are required to be paid […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 28 2017

What is a tip credit notice? Ohio Wage and Hour Lawyers

Employers must provide a tip credit notice before they take a tip credit. If you have any questions, contact our Ohio Wage and Hour Lawyers today! What is a tip credit? The easiest way to explain a tip credit is by providing an example. For 2018, the minimum wage in Ohio is $8.30 per hour […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 28 2017

Tip pooling and other issues for tipped employees – Contact our Ohio FLSA Lawyers

Employers may violate laws related to tip pooling, tip credit, and other areas related to tipped employees’ compensation Who qualifies as a tipped employee? Tipped employees customarily and regularly receive more than $30 per month in tips. In general, tips are property of the employee. Employers are prohibited from using an employee’s tips other than […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 28 2017

What’s the Status of the new Overtime Rule aka “white collar” exemption? Ohio FLSA Overtime Attorneys

Businesses win first round of the fight for higher pay. District Court grants preliminary injunction against new overtime rule On November 22, 2016, a federal district court in Texas issued a nationwide preliminary injunction against the new “white collar” exemption from taking effect. But for the preliminary injunction, millions of workers would have been entitled […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 28 2017

Should my shift differential count towards my rate of pay for overtime? Ohio FLSA Overtime Lawyers

Employers must include shift differentials when calculating employees’ regular rate of pay for overtime wages. Contact our Ohio FLSA Overtime Lawyers today. When non-exempt, hourly employees work in excess of 40 hours in a workweek, they are entitled to overtime compensation. Overtime wages for any time worked over 40 hours in a workweek are to […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Feb 28 2017

Can my employer round my hours worked? Ohio Wage and Hour Attorneys

The FLSA permits employers to utilize timekeeping systems that round subject to certain limitations. Contact our Ohio Wage and Hour Attorneys with questions. The Fair Labor Standards Act requires employers to compensate hourly, non-exempt employees at least minimum wage, as well as overtime wages for all hours worked in excess of 40 in a given […]

By Coffman Legal, LLC | Posted on Mar 21 2014

Should my employer be paying me for my travel time? Ohio Overtime Lawyers

Whether your employer is required to compensate you for travel time under the FLSA depends on the type of travel. Contact our employment Lawyers today. Don’t you just love when you ask a question and get the answer: it depends? Well, unfortunately, whether your employer is required to pay you for your travel time depends […]

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