Employment

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 […]

DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule Setting Threshold Earnings at $47,476 Beginning on December 1, 2016

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DOL Issues Final Overtime Rule Setting Threshold Earnings at $47,476 Beginning on December 1, 2016

Today, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued its much anticipated final rule expanding overtime eligibility.  The final rule sets the minimum salary threshold for overtime exemption at $47,476.  Under the new rule, all salaried employees making less than $47,476 must be paid overtime for all hours worked over 40 in a regular work week, no […]

Weston Hurd Attorneys Selected as 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Weston Hurd Attorneys Selected as 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Weston Hurd LLP  is pleased to announce the following attorneys have been nominated by their peers and selected as 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers and Rising Stars: 2016 Ohio Super Lawyers Kevin R. Bush – Personal Injury General: Defense Carolyn M. Cappel – Personal Injury General: Defense W. Charles Curley – Civil Litigation: Defense John G. Farnan – Insurance Coverage Gary […]

Manufacturers: Help Is On the Way – Answers for Your Day-To-Day Employment Challenges

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Manufacturers: Help Is On the Way – Answers for Your Day-To-Day Employment Challenges

Weston Hurd attorneys had an opportunity to dialog with human resource professionals, business owners and managers at the Wire-Net seminar for manufacturers on the topic of Manufacturers: Help Is On the Way – Answers For Your Day-to-Day Employment Challenges. The speakers addressed questions such as: Do you struggle with employees taking off on Mondays & […]

Former Criminal to Prospective Employee – Tips for Understanding Ohio Senate Bill 337 and CQEs in the Hiring Process

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Ohio Senate Bill 337 (SB 337) took effect on September 29, 2012, and enacted several reforms to Ohio’s criminal justice system. One well­publicized reform was the expansion of an individual’s eligibility to expunge or seal criminal convictions. Another less publicized reform actually grants employers immunity from negligent hiring claims and serves as evidence of due […]