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You Auto Know! – Advertising Compliance

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You Auto Know! – Advertising Compliance

This is a topic that never gets old and needs to be reviewed again and again. Over the years, I have counseled clients, conducted seminars, and written numerous articles on advertising compliance. And the topic is still relevant. As you know, the FTC has become actively involved in reviewing dealerships’ advertising practices. The FTC entered into numerous […]

DOL Substantially Increases Exempt Employee Salary Threshold

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DOL Substantially Increases Exempt Employee Salary Threshold

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced a final rule updating the salary threshold for employees classified as exempt. Under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), employees fall into classifications of either exempt or non-exempt from minimum wage and overtime requirements. Non-exempt employees must be paid overtime wages of 1.5 times their regular […]

FTC Announces Final Rule Banning Noncompete Agreements

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FTC Announces Final Rule Banning Noncompete Agreements

On April 23, 2024, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission announced its long-awaited final rule regarding noncompete agreements. The FTC had issued a proposed rule in January 2023 and received more than 26,000 comments from the public in response. The final rule effectively bans employers from entering into noncompetes with workers and bans enforcement of most […]

Alert: U.S. Department of Education Releases Final Title IX Regulations

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Alert: U.S. Department of Education Releases Final Title IX Regulations

On April 19, 2024, the United States Department of Education (“USDOE”) released its long-awaited Final Title IX Regulations regarding gender-based harassment and discrimination. The regulations will become effective August 1, 2024. At this time, the rulemaking process remains ongoing for the USDOE regulation regarding athletics. In part, USDOE notes that the final regulations (1) protect […]

Weston Hurd Welcomes Education Attorneys Klang & Zebedis

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Weston Hurd Welcomes Education Attorneys Klang & Zebedis

Weston Hurd is pleased to announce the addition of attorneys Hannah Markel Klang and Brad M. Zebedis to the firm. Klang joins the firm’s Education Law group as a Partner, while Zebedis joins the Education and Employment Law groups as an Associate in the Cleveland office. Prior to joining Weston Hurd, Klang served as a […]

2024 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

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2024 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims

Weston Hurd’s 2024 Desktop Legal Primer for Ohio Claims serves as a comprehensive go-to-guide and useful reference tool. Researched and written by Weston Hurd attorneys, the Primer contains Ohio statutes, case citations, and covers topics involving: Claim Limitation Periods – Statutes of Limitation; Product Liability Statute of Repose; Construction Statute of Repose; Legal Malpractice Statute of Repose; Employment […]

16 Weston Hurd Attorneys Named 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers & Ohio Rising Stars

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16 Weston Hurd Attorneys Named 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers & Ohio Rising Stars

Weston Hurd is proud to announce that 12 of the firm’s attorneys have been named 2024 Ohio Super Lawyers and four were selected as Ohio Rising Stars by Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business. These exclusive lists are chosen annually by the research team at Super Lawyers. The attorneys were selected using a patented multiphase process that combines peer […]