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You Have the Right to Vote: But, Do I Have to Give You the Time Off? Pay you? Maybe.

By: Theresa Nelson and Tommy Rogers*

With primary season well underway, and the general election approaching in November, it is important to know whether you are required to give employees time off to vote; And, whether that time off must be paid or unpaid. Currently ...

I’m in my office, talking with Tommy about the terrible MLS schedule. He thinks FCC should not be playing in the knockout stage of CONCACAF to begin the season; “put that game mid-season, we score 3 or 4 goals in the first leg.” Then, I get a call from a client who just fired an employee. Let’s call him Johnny. Johnny was fired for being a bad ...

This month, the Ohio Supreme Court altered the landscape of more than 25 years of workers’ compensation legal precedent in an employer-friendly decision concerning termination of Temporary Total Disability compensation. In its ruling in State ex rel. Dillon v. Indus. Comm.,  Slip Opinion No. 2024-Ohio-744, the Ohio Supreme Court: (1 ...

Last fall we discussed the monumental shift in the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) procedures to allow unions to skip the lengthy election process if an employer fails to act upon demand for recognition. And predictably, with the ease of recognition and organization, unions are taking full advantage of the NLRB regressing decades in ...

Remote work continues to be a hot topic as employers are wrestling with the decision to bring employees back to the office or when an employee requests remote work as an ADA accommodation.  As more employees are looking for exclusively remote positions, it is time to make sure you know where your employees are actually working.

What do you do if an ...

We’ve been discussing the various implications of the current ‘return to work’ push. Another implication is layoff decisions and the potential for disparate impact on remote workers, who tend to disproportionally be women and people of color.

What’s New?

Studies show remote workers are more likely to be women, people of color, and ...

Starting on March 1, 2024, Columbus will join over 40 states, counties, and cities, including Cincinnati and Toledo, in prohibiting employers from asking applicants about wage rates or salary history. The Columbus ordinance’s stated purpose is to eliminate hiring practices that “perpetuate … systemic discrimination related to the ...

On February 8, 2024, the United States Supreme Court released a unanimous opinion confirming that a whistleblower does not need to show their employer’s actions were made with “retaliatory intent” to be protected under the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act prohibits publicly traded companies from retaliating against ...

Seems like every other day we hear about some company calling employees back to the office. Some go better than others. I am not the first person to say this, but we’re entering and setting up camp in a new era of work. Employers and employees have to ask themselves where they want to work and why that’s important.

When you watch or read some of these ...

In Ohio, all employers with one or more employees must, by law, maintain workers’ compensation insurance coverage for its employees. The Ohio’s workers’ compensation system is both nebulous and unique, which can make navigating the system challenging for employers. In fact, Ohio is one of only four states that operate a monopolistic ...

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