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Department of Labor Outlines New Enforcement Position on “Side Work” and the FLSA’s Tip Credit 

Feb 21, 2019
In a welcome development for employers in the hospitality industry, the U.S. Department of Labor (“DOL”) recently issued Field Assistance Bulletin 2019-2 (“Bulletin”), which provides Wage and Hour Division (“WHD”) investigators with... Read More
 

Misclassifying Independent Contractors in Today's "Modern Economy" 

Feb 18, 2019
The United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, which encompasses Ohio, recently issued an opinion that should serve as a cautionary tale for employers who classify workers as independent contractors rather than... Read More
 

Partial Government Shutdown Delays Deadline to Submit EEO-1 Report 

Feb 13, 2019
Due to the partial government shutdown, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) recently announced that the deadline to submit 2018 Employer Information Reports (EEO-1 Reports) will be extended to May 31, 2019. According ... Read More
 

Jaime Kolligian announces career move to one of our valued clients 

Jan 22, 2019
It is with a sense of both sadness and pride that Kastner Westman & Wilkins announces the impending departure of K|W|W shareholder Jaime Kolligian. Jaime is leaving the firm effective February 8th to accept the newly created position... Read More
 

Ohio's Minimum Wage to Increase in 2019 

Dec 27, 2018
As of January 1, 2019, the minimum wage for non-tipped employees in Ohio who do not qualify for one of the white collar exemptions will rise 25 cents from $8.30 to $8.55 per hour, one of the largest increases since Ohio’s minimum wage was ... Read More
 
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