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Ohio Prevailing Wage Rights Law

Ohio Prevailing Wage Rights Law

Barkan Meizlish , May 10, 2019

What is the Prevailing Wage in Ohio When completing contracted work with the government, most workers, laborers, and skilled tradespeople are entitled to the prevailing wage. Prevailing wages are established by governmental regulatory industries and are determined by the type of trade and occupation for the public works project. If you are working on a […]

Minimum Wage in Ohio in 2019

What Is the Minimum Wage in Ohio in 2019?

Barkan Meizlish , April 16, 2019

On Jan. 1. 2019, the minimum wage for most workers in Ohio rose to $8.55/hour, which totals $342 for 40 hours before taxes. Employees who do not receive at least that much have the legal right to sue their employer for violating a law called the Fair Labor Standards Act, or FLSA. This is true […]

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Jason Cox Selected to the 2019 CBA Barrister Leadership Program

Jason Cox , January 30, 2019

Barkan Meizlish, LLP is proud to congratulate associate Jason Cox as being one of seventeen (17) young attorneys selected to the 2019 Columbus Bar Association (CBA) Barrister Leadership Program. From January through August each year, the CBA Barrister Leadership Program develops leadership skills, provides networking opportunities with central Ohio legal community leaders, and advises young […]

Ohio attorneys file class-action suit against Menards

Thomas Gnau, Staff Writer , January 23, 2019

A Columbus law firm is suing the Menards retail chain in federal court on behalf of workers who say they weren’t properly paid wages and overtime. The law firms of Barkan Meizlish, LLP and Anderson2X, PLLC filed a class and collective action lawsuit Thursday against Menard, Inc., the Wisconsin-based operator of about 300 Menards retail […]

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