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Wage And Hour Violations: Payment For Travel Time

By Brian G. Miller |

If you regularly travel for work in Columbus, it is essential to know about your rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) concerning payment for travel time. While not all travel time is compensable, employees in Ohio should know that some travel time is in fact compensable, and they must be paid for… Read More »

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Common Mistakes Misclassifying Independent Contractors And Employees

By Brian G. Miller |

Employers have certain obligations to employees that they do not have to independent contractors. Likewise employees have certain rights when it comes to employment that 1099 independent contractors do not have. While both independent contractors and employees perform work for an employer, their relationships to the employer are quite different. The biggest difference for… Read More »

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What Are Types Of Minimum Wage Violations?

By Brian G. Miller |

Employers in Columbus are required to pay non-exempt workers at least the minimum wage, and failure to pay the minimum wage can result in the employee filing a wage and hour law violation claim. While you might assume that the only way a minimum wage violation can occur is for an employer to give… Read More »

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Are Independent Contractors Required To Be Paid Overtime Wages Under Ohio Law?

By Brian G. Miller |

While it is true that Ohio law does not require independent contractors to be paid overtime wages but does require employees to be paid overtime wages, the answer in practice is not always that clear. Employers can mistakenly misclassify employees as 1099 independent contractors causing those workers to miss out on properly being paid… Read More »

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Common FLSA Violations In Columbus

By Brian G. Miller |

Much too often, employees in Columbus, Ohio are not paid fairly by their employers, and employers violate their rights under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). For employees who are not salaried, it is critical to understand rights under the FLSA and to be able to recognize common violations of the FLSA. If you… Read More »

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Common Overtime Violations

By Brian G. Miller |

Employees who are non-exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) must be paid an overtime rate for any hours they work beyond the standard 40-hour workweek. What this means is that the employee must be paid at one and one-half times his or her regular rate of pay for each hour of overtime… Read More »

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Day Rate Pay Violations

By Brian G. Miller |

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires non-exempt workers to be paid a minimum wage, and to be compensated for overtime hours worked at the pay rate of one and one-half times the regular pay rate for every hour worked beyond the forty hour workweek. Oftentimes, workers who are paid a day rate suffer… Read More »

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Tipping Violations

By Brian G. Miller |

If you receive a portion of your pay through tips, you may be a tipped employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). When a person works as a tipped employee, it is critical to understand worker rights under the FLSA, including rights to a minimum wage and rights to overtime pay. The FLSA… Read More »

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What Is A Wage And Hour Violation?

By Brian G. Miller |

Understanding wage and hour law in Ohio can be complicated. Many wage and hour issues in employment are governed by federal law, particularly the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Yet there are also some Ohio laws that provide employees with more benefits than federal law, including minimum wage. Employers in Ohio must abide by… Read More »

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