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Who gets overtime pay? Ohio Unpaid Overtime Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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How overtime is paid – If it is paid properly

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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”… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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Should I be paid for my internship? Is my unpaid internship legal? Ohio Unpaid Wages Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

Interns may be employees entitled to compensation regardless of whether their internship is “unpaid.” Contact our Ohio Unpaid Wages Lawyers. Many employers misclassify employees as “interns” in order to attempt to not provide any compensation or benefits when in fact the interns are employees. If an employer is going to have an unpaid internship,… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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Columbus Overtime Attorney

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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