Category: Ohio

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Proliferating Pay Protection Laws Favoring Independent Contractors Create Perils for ‎Businesses

From JDSupra, Janet Barsky and Richard Reibstein discuss the increase in the number of laws and ordinances…

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Gig Workers Now Protected in Columbus, Ohio 

From JDSupra, Robert Gilmore, Maribeth Meluch, and Alan Rauss discuss recent code enacted by Columbus, Ohio that…

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Ohio Court Does Not Have to Defer to Agency Interpretation

From JDSupra, Frank Merrill discusses a recent case in which the court said that it does not…

Posted in Ohio Workers Compensation

Rolling the dice with independent contractors – employee misclassification can prove to be a risky and expensive game of roulette when an injury occurs!

From Lexology, Nicole R. Hunter discusses the risks of classifying a worker as an independent contractor if…

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Dayton home healthcare provider denied $133K in overtime to 63 workers, falsified pay records to mask violations, federal investigation finds 

The United States Department of Labor found that home health aides were misclassified at independent contractors.  DAYTON,…

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Independent contractor or employee? Be sure you know from the start.

From JDSupra, Beverly Meyer discusses a recent case in which an employer was found to have misclassified workers…

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Ohio Supreme Court Finds Ditch Diggers Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From the Claims Journal, Jim Sams report that the Ohio Supreme Court said tht ditch diggers were…

Posted in Arbitration Ohio

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…