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Can I Be Forced to Work Overtime in Ohio?

Posted on May 23, 2024 by Legal Team
Working overtime means working more than 40 hours in a single workweek. Whether or not your employer can force you to work overtime in Ohio depends on the circumstances, such as your classification as an employee or an independent contractor. If you are forced to work overtime, you must be properly compensated. Employees Can...
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How Much Can You Win in a Wage or Overtime Case?

Posted on December 18, 2022 by Legal Team
Under federal and state law, employers in Ohio are legally required to pay employees the correct amount. This includes at least minimum wage and proper overtime pay of time-and-a-half for any hours worked in excess of 40 hours in one workweek. If your employer has failed to pay you proper wages for work performed,...
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What Is Wage Theft?

Posted on December 14, 2022 by Legal Team
In Ohio, all workers are protected by state and federal labor laws regardless of immigration status. These labor laws enact rules and requirements for how employers must pay their workers. Paying less than minimum wage, refusing to pay workers overtime, prohibiting rest and meal breaks, and other pay infractions can constitute wage theft. This...
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Examples of Workplace Retaliation

Posted on November 28, 2022 by Legal Team
If you recently filed a complaint against your employer for a safety violation, wage or hour violation, sexual harassment, or any other issue and shortly after suffered an adverse employment action, you may be a victim of retaliation. Retaliation can interfere with a worker’s ability to make a living wage and find another job....
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Am I Entitled to Back Pay in Ohio?

Posted on November 15, 2022 by Legal Team
If you are an employee who has been wronged by your employer – such as if you are underpaid for hours worked – you may be entitled to back pay. This is a common remedy for wage and hour violations in Ohio. If state or federal law entitles you to back pay, you may...
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