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Training the Fire Chiefs and First Officers on Labor and Employment Issues

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Training the Fire Chiefs and First Officers on Labor and Employment Issues

At a recent Fire Training Academy at Cuyahoga Community College, Weston Hurd Labor & Employment attorneys provided guidance to fire chiefs and first officers on navigating various employment-related issues they may encounter as part of their administrative duties. Presented by attorneys Martha Allee, Morris Hawk, Donald Jaffe, Jack Kluznik and Timothy Obringer, topics covered during the two-hour interactive […]

FEDERAL CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PAID SICK LEAVE

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FEDERAL CONTRACTORS AND SUBCONTRACTORS REQUIRED TO PROVIDE PAID SICK LEAVE

In September 2015, we published an advisory titled Are You a Federal Subcontractor Without Even Knowing It –Revisited, which discussed President Obama’s Executive Order 13706 (dated September 7, 2015, Federal Register Volume 80, pages 54697-54700).  Following the Executive Order, the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division has now issued its Final Rule, in excess of 400 pages, which […]

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 – Morris Hawk, Deirdre Henry, Rema Ina, Donald Jaffe, and Nancy Noall had an opportunity on November 5, 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 […]

ARE YOU A FEDERAL SUBCONTRACTOR WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT — REVISITED

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ARE YOU A FEDERAL SUBCONTRACTOR WITHOUT EVEN KNOWING IT — REVISITED

Weston Hurd attorney, Donald Jaffe, discusses President Obama’s recent Executive Order 13706 and what it means to federal contractors and subcontractors. The President has now ordered that, beginning with government contracts on and after January 1, 2017, a contractor or subcontractor will be required to provide paid sick leave for all employees to be earned at […]