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SCOTUS ruling entitles Home Health Workers to Overtime Wages

By Matthew Coffman |

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rule” that entitled approximately 2 million home health workers to overtime pay, overturning an exemption that was outdated.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,… Read More »

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Home Health Workers are now Entitled to Overtime Pay

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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Apprenticeship

Is my employer required to pay me during my apprenticeship? Ohio FLSA Attorneys

By Matthew Coffman |

If you are an apprentice and you are being paid less than minimum wage, not being paid overtime wages, or not being paid at all for time spent at work, then you should consult with an Ohio FLSA attorneys. Our Ohio FLSA attorneys handle all types of employment questions, including apprenticeship pay. If you are an apprentice and you have questions… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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Tipped Employee Wage Issues

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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Should I be paid for my time spent on call or waiting? Ohio Overtime Attorneys

By Matthew Coffman |

Whether your employer is required to pay you for “on call” or waiting time under the FLSA depends on the circumstances. An employer’s obligation to compensate employees for time spent “on call” or waiting is a gray area under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). The FLSA requires employers to pay at least minimum wage for all… Read More »

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

By Matthew Coffman |

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… Read More »

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