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Best Ohio Wage And Hour Attorney Reply: I’m not making enough money in tips to bring me to minimum wage; does my employer have to pay me more? How much should I be paid as a tipped employee during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? What should I do if my employer won’t pay me an hourly wage on top of my tips? COVID-19 Employment Law: Tips Aren’t Cutting It America has seen a massive halt in most aspects of employment except for those employees that are deemed “essential.” One class of essential employees are the restaurant workers who deliver orders to the public who are quarantined due to the COVID-19 outbreak. A lot of these delivery drivers and employees are typically paid a lower minimum wage than the mandated minimum wage, because the tips they receive from the

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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answers: How long will my employment discrimination case last? How long does it take to sue my employer for wrongful termination? How long will my case be in court? How Long Will My Employment Claim Take? It seems like every time I meet with a potential new client there are few common questions about their employment claim. Most of these questions cover the basics, do I have a case? What are the next steps in my employment claim? Can I sue my boss personally for discrimination? Hint, for the answers to all these questions and more call the right attorney! However, hands down the most popular question our lawyers get is how long will my employment discrimination case take? Of course, it is only natural for a recently

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Best Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: What can I do about sexual harassment at work? What are the rights of LGBT at work? How can I stop my boss from bullying me? What are examples of harassment? What is the definition of harassment in the workplace? Will Tomorrow’s Bosses Discriminate? “Do as I say, not as I do.” Most everyone has probably heard this familiar phrase at least once or twice in their life. Instead of practicing what they preach, some adults choose to model negative behavior in front of children. They may think that their bad actions are easily erasable in their children’s minds by repeating over and over again, “Do as I say, not as a I do.” The thing is, children do not always forget so easily. In fact, they may remember those moments for the

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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 Minimum Wage Attorney Answer: What is Ohio’s minimum wage? Did Ohio minimum wage increase in 2020? What do employment attorneys think about this year’s wage and hour issues? What can I do if my paycheck is short? Can my boss make me do non-tipped work and still pay me at the tipped wage rate? Happy New Year from The Spitz Law Firm! As of January 1, 2020, minimum wage increased in Ohio for non-tipped employees, from $8.55 to $8.70 per hour! Tipped employees’ base pay increased in the new year as well, from $4.30 to $4.35 an hour. For workers under the age of 16, the minimum wage did not change, it stayed at $7.25 per hour, which is the Federal Minimum wage. The New Year represents a variety of things for so many people. Maybe for some it is a fresh start, or

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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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