Ohio Minimum Wage Law

  • January 15, 2007

As of Jan. 1, 2007, the minimum wage in Ohio is $6.85 per hour. Employers with gross sales of less than $250,000 may continue to pay the federal minimum wage ($5.85 per...

Ohio Wage Payment Law

  • January 15, 2007

The Ohio Wage Payment Law seems like it should be rather simple, but it’s perhaps the most complicated employment law in the state. Full of traps for the unwary,...

Michigan Wage and Fringe Benefit Act

  • January 15, 2007

Michigan’s wage payment law seems like it should be rather simple, but it’s perhaps the most complicated employment law in the state. Full of traps for the...

Pennsylvania Prevailing Wage Act

  • January 15, 2007

Organizations that perform work on public works projects in Pennsylvania must pay the prevailing wage for various semiskilled positions, as determined by the Prevailing...

‘Hybrid’ pay plan can kill exempt status

  • April 01, 2002

A full-time home health care nurse in Cleveland was required to complete at least 25 patient visits per week, for which she was paid on a per-visit fee basis. She also...

Courts split on damages for FLSA retaliation

  • June 01, 2000

Brian Snapp's boss fired him after finding out Snapp had complained to the U.S. Labor Department that the company violated federal wage laws. A jury awarded Snapp ...