Employment Blog

Options for Businesses to Remove False Online Reviews

     The employment attorneys at Nardone Limited regularly assist our clients with labor and employment issues, such as Department of Labor (“DOL”) compliance, as well as guidance on preventing and responding to discrimination and harassment charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (“OCRC”). Further, Nardone Limited […]

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Employer’s Struggle with Terminating Employees

     The employment attorneys at Nardone Limited, in Columbus, Ohio, regularly assist our business clients with labor and employment law issues, including employment disputes and terminations. We routinely advise our business owners that the most valuable, yet most expensive, asset a business may have is its talent (i.e., the employees). We spend a lot […]

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Employer Social Media Policies: What Provisions Are Allowed

     The employment attorneys at Nardone Limited regularly assist our clients with labor and employment issues, such as Department of Labor (“DOL”) compliance, as well as guidance on preventing and responding to discrimination and harassment charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (“OCRC”). Our employment attorneys […]

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Update on the Department of Labor’s Delayed Final Rule to Increase the Salary Threshold for the White-Collar Overtime Exemption

     The employment attorneys at Nardone Limited regularly assist our clients with labor and employment issues, such as Department of Labor (“DOL”) compliance, as well as guidance on preventing and responding to discrimination and harassment charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (“OCRC”). Our employment attorneys […]

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Supreme Court Update: Overview on Circuit Split to Be Resolved by the Supreme Court regarding Enforceability of Employee Arbitration Agreements That Ban Class Actions

     The employment attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio, regularly assist our clients with a broad spectrum of employment law issues, including internal investigations, review and response to administrative complaints, business disputes and litigation, and consultation on numerous employment law issues. One growing legal development that Nardone Limited’s employment law attorneys are closely […]

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Non-compete and Non-solicitation Agreements in the Age of Social Media: Drafting and Dispute Considerations for Businesses

The employment attorneys and business litigation attorneys at Nardone Limited in Columbus, Ohio, regularly assist our clients with litigation as well as agreement drafting regarding non-compete and non-solicitation agreements. Increasingly, Nardone Limited has found that social media has become a key concern in disputes about non-solicitation and non-compete in the digital age. In fact, our […]

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Casting a Light on Common Myths About Non-Compete Agreements and Other Employee Restrictive Covenants.

The attorneys at Nardone Limited, in Columbus, Ohio, regularly assist our clients with labor and employment law issues, including employment disputes and litigation regarding non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, as well as defending administrative investigations by the Ohio Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Non-compete restrictions and other restrictive covenants—such as non-solicitation provisions […]

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Update on Recent Ohio Case Law Provides Guidance on the Enforceability of Non-Compete Agreements and Demonstrates the Need for Precise Drafting in Employee Contracts

This post serves to provide an update on recent case law that provides guidance on the enforceability of non-compete agreements. Recently, the Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals released a decision that gives employers helpful guidance on the enforceability of employers’ non-compete agreements with former employees. In Saunier v. Stark Truss Co., Inc., a former […]

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Preventing and Responding to Employee Discrimination Charges: New Guidance Governing Retaliation Claims and Related Issues Released by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

The attorneys at Nardone Limited, in Columbus, Ohio, regularly assist our clients with labor and employment issues, including providing guidance on preventing and responding to employee discrimination charges filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”). On Monday, August 29, 2016 the Unites States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission released new guidelines on the EEOC’s rules […]

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Dispelling the Myth that Employers Cannot Give an Employer Reference Beyond Confirmation of an Employee’s Title and Dates of Employment

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Despite a common misconception to the contrary, Ohio statutory law and Ohio case law do not prevent employers from providing a detailed and honest employer reference about a past employee upon request. Further, Ohio law does not punish employers for providing truthful responses to inquiries from a prospective new employer of a company’s past workers. In fact, Ohio Revised […]

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