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Employers: Expect to Become More Proactive About Religious Accommodation

Jun 15, 2015 by Jill C. McQueen

When a Muslim teenager applied for a sales position with clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch, she received high marks from the assistant manager who interviewed her.  Samantha Elauf...

Proposed Regulations Expanding Overtime Eligibility to be Released Soon

Jun 15, 2015 by

Last year, President Barack Obama signed a Memorandum ordering the Secretary of Labor and the Labor Department to draft new overtime rules expanding minimum overtime eligibility...

Matasich Obtains Defense Verdict in Retaliatory Discharge Case

Jun 15, 2015 by Stephen E. Matasich

Stephen Matasich obtained a defense verdict following a jury trial in a wrongful discharge case before the Stark County Court of Common Pleas.  The plaintiff alleged that her employment was...

Implementing a Wellness Plan? More Regulations Ahead!

May 20, 2015 by Jill C. McQueen

Employers now have another set of regulations to contend with when implementing their wellness plans.  Last month, the EEOC published proposed regulations to clarify the interplay between...

Another Reason to Be Proactive: New BWC Pilot Program Authorizes Treatment for Non-Allowed Conditions

May 20, 2015 by Stephen E. Matasich

We always advise our clients that it is best to get involved in a workers’ compensation claim early. Early claim investigation, including obtaining incident reports, witness statements, and...

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