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Ohio hospitals may be entitled to refunds on certain FICA taxes
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • September 19 2012

Under a new court decision, employers in Ohio, including hospitals, may be eligible to claim a refund of FICA taxes paid on severance payments made to laid off employees


Proponents and opponents alike want the Ohio Supreme Court to settle JobsOhio disputes
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 17 2012

As the Ohio Supreme Court weighs whether to hear ProgressOhio and the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law’s joint appeal regarding the constitutionality of JobsOhio, proponents and opponents of the new private job-creation agency hope the high court will settle the issue once and for all


Conservative group backs the appeal of JobsOhio’s constitutionality to the Ohio Supreme Court
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2012

ProgressOhio has found an unlikely ally the conservative group 1851 Center for Constitutional Law in its appeal of the recent ruling in favor of JobsOhio to the Ohio Supreme Court, Gongwer reports


Ohio Supreme Court delays start of 90-day notice period for some employees claiming workers’ compensation retaliatory discharge
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • September 25 2012

Under R.C. 4123.90, an Ohio employee has a 90-day period to give his or her employer a written notice of a workers’ compensation retaliatory discharge claim


Ohio employers could be entitled to refunds on certain FICA taxes
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • September 27 2012

Under a new court decision, employers in Ohio may be eligible to claim a refund of FICA taxes paid on severance payments made to laid off employees


NLRB upholds Facebook firing, but . . .
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 10 2012

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently ruled for the first time on the legality of terminating an employee for Facebook postings


Home healthcare workers: minimum wage laws
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 28 2007

In June 2007, the United States Supreme Court issued an important decision affecting the compensation of home healthcare employees


High court rules individual pay decisions must be timely challenged
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 8 2007

In a decision important to employers, a 5-4 majority of the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that plaintiffs relying on a Title VII disparate treatment discrimination theory (race, sex, etc.) must timely challenge pay decisions, and cannot rely upon the “continuing violation” theory to challenge allegedly discriminatory decisions that were made prior to the time period for filing a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (300 days in Ohio


Sixth Circuit rules that hours which are paid, but not actually worked, do not count toward FMLA eligibility
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2007

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently held that employers that pay employees for more hours than they actually work are not required to count the non-work hours in determining an employee’s eligibility for leave under the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA


Challenges to revenue-sharing practices
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2007

A new wave of litigation has challenged revenue-sharing practices of financial services providers (FSPs) across the country