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White House makes big push for paid family leave

USA - January 19 2015 On Thursday, January 15, 2015, President Obama called on Congress to pass the Healthy Families Act. If passed, the Healthy Families Act, as currently…

Group rating class action law suit

USA - July 24 2014 The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) reports they have reached an agreement to settle for $420 million a class action lawsuit filed seven…

Robert E. Blackham, Eric G. Bruestle, Christopher R. Debski, Douglas M. Kennedy, Nathan Pangrace

Obama administration announces Executive Order protecting LGBT employees of federal contractors

USA - June 27 2014 Last week, the White House announced that President Obama plans to sign an Executive Order barring federal contractors and subcontractors from…

Voluntary abandonment – Ohio Supreme Court re-affirms Louisiana-Pacific test

USA - February 28 2014 Under Ohio Workers' Compensation law, an employee who voluntarily abandons his or her employment for reasons not related to the industrial injury…

Informational picketing does not fall under ten-day statutory notice requirement

USA - November 14 2013 On October 23, 2013, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled that the statute requiring employee-union picketers to give their employers ten days' notice does…