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PIPELINE COMPANIES CAN ACCESS PRIVATE PROPERTY

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PIPELINE COMPANIES CAN ACCESS PRIVATE PROPERTY

Although production has slowed, some companies continue to build pipelines associated with transporting shale gas and oil here in Ohio.  Private landowners often attempt to deny pipeline companies access to their property for the usual reasons such as not wanting what seems like trespassers on their property.  However, the Ohio Ninth District Court of Appeals […]

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 […]

Employers May Pay for Pay Inequality: The New EEOC Pay Data Rule

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Employers May Pay for Pay Inequality: The New EEOC Pay Data Rule

On January 29, 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Obama Administration unveiled a new proposed rule that would require employers with a 100 or more employees to disclose hours worked and compensation for employees by gender, race and ethnicity.  Employers would be required to report this information on revised employer information reports, […]

Matthew Miller Named Partner

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Matthew Miller Named Partner

Weston Hurd is pleased to announce that Matthew C. Miller has been named a Partner of the firm effective January 1, 2016. Matthew focuses his practice on commercial and business litigation, employment litigation, creditors’ rights, business transactions, and real estate matters. He has specific experience representing automobile, truck, motorcycle, and recreational vehicle dealers with respect to administrative […]

Applications for Property Tax Reductions Due March 31

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Applications for Property Tax Reductions Due March 31

New tax values for Cuyahoga County residential properties have been published and values are up. The same holds true for commercial properties. Property owners can apply to county Boards of Revision and potentially reduce the county’s valuation of their property. Learn more in Dana Rose’s advisory, “Applications for Property Tax Reductions Due March 31.” 2016 – […]