Category: Ohio

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Ohio District Court Rejects Multiple Challenges to Electronically Signed Arbitration Agreement

From JDSupra, Gregory Mersol discusses a recent decision in Ohio that upheld an arbitration agreement that was electronically…

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Ohio Eighth District Court Of Appeals Reverses Enforcement Of Employment Arbitration Agreement

From JDSupra, Samia Kirmani, Patrick Peters, James Stone and Corey Donovan Tracey discuss a recent case in…

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Ohio Limits Joint Employment Status For Franchisors 

From Lexology, Mathew A. Parker reports on the new Ohio statute that limits the liability of franchisors as joint…

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You Win Some, You Lose Some: A Review Of Some Recent Misclassification Decisions 

From Mondaq, Richard R. Meneghello discusses three misclassification cases including an unusual one where the worker was a former…

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American Family granted appeal in case over agents’ employment status

From the Journal Sentintel, Paul Gores reports that American Family is appealing a ruling that agents were…

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Ohio Jury Says Insurance Agents were Misclassified

  From JDSupra, Richard J. Reibstein reports that an Ohio jury found that insurance agents were misclassified as…

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Three US states have already blessed Uber’s independent contractor employment model

From Quartz, Alison Griswold reports that three states — North Carolina, Arkansas and Indiania — have pass laws…

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Court Upholds Independent Contractor Status of Delivery Truck Driver 

OKAn alert from Calfee, Halter and Griswold reports that an Ohio appeals court held that a home delivery…

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Misclassifying workers can cause tax woes

From Cincinnati.com: Advantages of hiring an employee • The hourly wage for an employee is usually less…

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Senator Sherrod Brown – Helping Ohio workers receive the benefits they deserve

From the  registerherald.com — To cut costs, some employers cheat the system by misclassifying their employees as independent contractors….

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Stricter definition of ‘employee’ sought in Ohio

From The Akron Legal News — State Reps. Debbie Phillips and Denise Driehaus are stumping for the passage of…

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Senator Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) wants to close worker classification loopholes

From the  Mansfield News Journal | mansfieldnewsjournal.com — By classifying workers as independent contractors rather than employees under federal…