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No Closed Lid on this Class Action

Molly Tefend , January 8, 2018

Lids, a store selling jerseys, hats, and t-shirts, is facing a class-action lawsuit for failing to pay overtime to store managers.  Lids’ managers were paid under a fluctuating work week (“FWW”) method of payment.  Under this method of payment, employees are paid a fixed salary amount whether or not they work more or less than […]

New Year Marks Ohio’s Minimum Wage Increase

Molly Tefend , January 3, 2018

On Monday, January 1, 2018, approximately 150,000 Ohio workers received a pay raise. The state’s minimum wage rate increased to $8.30 an hour, up 15 cents from last year.  The $8.30 is now $1.05 above the federal minimum wage rate of $7.25 an hour. For tipped employees, such as waiters and bartenders, the minimum wage rate […]

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Homeport ‘Young Professionals’ Set Major Expansion Goals For 2015

Homeport Young Professionals , October 26, 2018

Homeport is making a major bid to attract community support among “Millennials,” seeking to grow its Young Professionals organization from 30 to 80 members in 2015. And activists in the group say they are eager to reach the goal. The increased membership will mean more support of residents of Homeport communities, and more social activities […]

Tough Turkey: Worker Wants OT for Thanksgiving, Not Gift Cards

Alex Ebert , July 5, 2017

Collect your gift card at security. That’s the only option a Dayton, Ohio-area worker was given when she asked for the time-and-a-half pay her employer promised for work during a Thanksgiving weekend, according to a federal lawsuit ( Staggs v. Fuyao Glass America, Inc. , S.D. Ohio, No. 3:17-cv-00191, complaint filed 6/2/17 ). “It’s strange […]

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