A List You Don’t Want to Be On

We aren’t even three months into 2017, and the Ohio Employer’s Law Blog already has sixnominees for “Worst Employer of the Year.” Find out who they are, and what they did to earn this dubious distinction.

Hospitals Accused of FMLA Violations: Oh, the Irony!

Three Arkansas hospitals have been charged by the DOL with violations of Family Medical Leave Act rules. You’d think if there was ONE place around that would know the rules about medical leave, it would be a hospital…

New Overtime Rules Coming — Are You Ready?

A new calculator is available to help businesses evaluate the impact of the upcoming change to the overtime salary threshold.

Just Flat-Out Wrong

A pallet-making company based in Phoenix, AZ will have to shell out at least $300,000 because of their shenanigans with employee pay.

Some People Never Learn

From Tennessee comes the story of a Huddle House franchisee, Lonesome Pine Dining, and their continuing difficulties with wage and hour law. Difficulties that have cost them over $10,000 in penalties so far.

They Could Run, But They Couldn’t Hide

A construction company, first in Utah, and later in Arizona, tried an end-run around wage and hour laws. Things didn’t work out so well for them…

What The Hell Is Going On In The Construction Industry?

Two construction firms both run afoul of wage and hour laws, but respond to the investigations in very different ways.

Another Creative Accounting Fail

Workers at a company working out of the Charlotte NC airport claim their supervisor underpaid them and caused them to incur additional income taxes. Read the article to find out how this happened and how to prevent it from happening at your business.

They’ll Have To Sell A Lot Of Pizzas To Cover This One

A Papa John’s franchisee with five locations in New York City has been ordered to pay over $2.1 million to hundreds of delivery workers because of wage and hour violations. What did he do wrong? And what lesson can other business owners take away from this?

Déjà Vu All Over Again

For the second time since 2013, a Massachusetts farmer has been fined by the Department of Labor for underpaying his workers.