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Arbitration is often an alternative to court... but is it better?Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: Who pays the bill if I have to go to arbitration with my employer? How much will it cost if my employer files for arbitration? Can my employer force me to split the cost of arbitration?Often a potential new client will come through our does saying, “I was fired today because of my…” race/color, religion, gender/sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, or disability. The employee may say “I want to sue for wrongful termination” or that “my boss is sexually harassing me.” Most every employee envisions taking the stand in front of a jury to tell their story and get vindication. Our employment law lawyers spend time with the client gathering all the facts

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Best Ohio Overtime Pay Attorney Answer: Can I sue my employer for not paying me overtime? Is it a problem if I work different hours every week but my pay is always the same? I’m an hourly employee but I never get paid overtime, what can I do? Is my boss breaking the law by not paying overtime? Can a company not pay you for overtime? Does my job have to give me a lunch break? Is It Legal For A Company To Not Pay Overtime?I love food. Who doesn’t? I’m not a picky eater by any means, and I love to try new dishes and go to new restaurants. Although it is concerning when a particular restaurant serves their dishes at almost unbelievably low prices. What is wrong with it? Is the food bad? Is there something defective about the dishes? As an employment attorney one of the first

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How Long Do I Have To Sue My Employer?Ohio Employment Discrimination Lawyer Best Answer: How long do I have to file a discrimination lawsuit against my employer? Can my employer shorten my time to sue for discrimination or harassment? Can my employer make me sign something that shortens the time I have to file a wrongful termination lawsuit? What can I do if I signed an agreement that shortens the time, I have to file a lawsuit?I am sure that my experience is not a unique one, but when I was growing up, I had the gym teacher from hell! My high school gym teacher would make us run sprints up and down the gym floor at the end of every class. The worst part was these sprints were timed! My gym teacher would give us 20 seconds to sprint from one end of the gym all the way to the

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Best Employment Attorneys’ Answer: Do I have to pay taxes on my race discrimination lawsuit? Should I report my gender and disability discrimination settlement to the IRS? Can I avoid paying taxes on the jury’s verdict on my sexual harassment claims?“Nothing is certain except death and taxes.” We have all heard this before and most of us have probably uttered this phrase once or twice. What most of don’t know is that this unfortunate truism has a long history in our country. It origins are found in a 1789 letter, in which Benjamin Franklin, who you may have heard of, penned that “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Now, as a bit of a history

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Best Overtime Wage Attorney Answers: Who is entitled to overtime? How should my overtime be calculated? I earn a salary; how do I calculate my overtime rate? How much should my overtime rate be if commissions are part of my income?Under both the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and Ohio overtime laws, employees who are entitled to overtime wages are entitled to a rate of no less than one and a half times their “regular rate” of pay. The concept of overtime is so ingrained in our society that most people know this. What is often less clear, however, is (1) who is entitled to overtime pay and (2) just how the overtime rate is calculated.Eligibility is always the first issue. There are two concepts at play here. First is the concept of

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Best Overtime Attorney Answers: Can I get overtime pay if I’m paid commissions? How should my overtime pay be calculated?  How do I find an overtime pay lawyer?Many employers think that they can avoid paying employees overtime wages or minimum wage because their employees are exempt. However, the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) and Ohio Minimum Fair Wage Standards Act requires that the largest part of Ohio’s workforce must be paid one and one half times their hourly wage for any hours worked over 40 hours in a workweek. While there are some exemptions built in to the federal and state statutes to the general rule of overtime pay, these “exemptions” are often not as broad as employers would like them to be.One example of an exemption

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