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Federal court upholds two-year limit on medical leave of absence
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 12 2016

The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati (which hears cases from Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee) has upheld the action of an Ohio


Contractors pay high penalties for prevailing wage violations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 7 2010

Prevailing wage is required on most Federal and Ohio construction projects


Court upholds double damages and punitive damages for USERRA violation
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • March 26 2008

The federal Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) protects the employment rights and benefits of military service members on their return from military duty


Use of polygraph tests in workplace theft investigations
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2009

When faced with possible theft of company property, employers (and often the employees with access to the missing property) want to use a polygraph test as part of the employer’s investigation



Ohio minimum wage increases by $.10, effective January 1, 2014
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • October 14 2013

Effective January 1, 2014, the Ohio minimum wage will increase by 10 cents, from $7.85 per hour to $7.95 per hour. The Ohio minimum wage for


State tax credits help two companies bring 295 new jobs to Cincinnati area
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 18 2016

The Ohio Tax Credit Authority recently granted incentives to Southwest Ohio companies Everything But The House (EBTH) and Rotex Global LLC to “create


Waiver of workers’ compensation rights for holiday parties
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • December 17 2007

During the holiday season, the question arises whether an employer that is hosting holiday parties may seek waivers from its employees for benefits and compensation rights under the Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law for any injuries occurring during that party


State "secret ballot" amendments challenged by NLRB
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • April 29 2011

National Labor Relations Board Acting General Counsel Lefe E. Solomon has instructed NLRB lawyers to immediately initiate lawsuits in federal court seeking to invalidate constitutional amendments recently adopted in Arizona and South Dakota that require a secret ballot election whenever an election, designation, or authorization for employee representation is required or permitted by state or federal law


Signed noncompete agreements may not be enough to keep litigation at bay
  • Bricker & Eckler LLP
  • USA
  • May 27 2014

While agreements with noncompete and nonsolicitation clauses can help a company reduce the likelihood of litigation, they may not be able to prevent