Monthly News For June, 2016

Are You Prepared to Comply with the New Overtime Rules?

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Are You Prepared to Comply with the New Overtime Rules?

On May 23, 2016, the United States Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (DOL-WHD), issued its final rule relating to overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The new rules become effective December 1, 2016. This gives employers six short months to figure out how to comply with the new requirements. The most […]

If You Have Trade Secrets, You Need to Read this Now

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If You Have Trade Secrets, You Need to Read this Now

Employers should become familiar with a newly enacted federal law which affects their ability to enforce trade secrets protections against their employees and independent contractors.  In summary, the Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 (“DTSA”), enacted on May 11, 2016, is a new federal law which:   Expands an employer’s ability to bring trade secret […]

You Auto Know! Up in Smoke Update

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You Auto Know! Up in Smoke Update

In the October 2015 You Auto Know©, we discussed the proposed bill that would have amended Ohio’s Constitution to permit medical and recreational use of marijuana.  The measure, in the November election, was resoundingly defeated primarily due to the fact that a monopoly was going to control the growing and distribution of the drug.  Very […]