Archive for July, 2017


July 25th, 2017

Legislative Update Motor Vehicle Claims

Act Summary Workers’ Compensation Claims Involving Motor Vehicle Accidents Effective with dates of injury on or after July 1, 2017. Requires workers’ compensation claims to be charged to the Surplus Fund Account in lieu of to a state fund employer’s experience in certain circumstances when a claim is based on a motor vehicle accident involving […]

Workers Comp 0
July 11th, 2017

Ohio Supreme Court Decision a Positive Development for Ohio Retailers

On June 22, 2017 the Ohio Supreme Court issued a decision overturning over a decade of case law that consistently found that a recent arm’s length sale was the best evidence of value for real property tax purposes regardless of the circumstances surrounding the sale.  In its decision, the Court makes it clear that a […]

Employment Law 0
July 11th, 2017

Changing Course: Department of Labor Withdraws Recent Guidance on Independent Contractors and Joint Employers

By: Mark Knueve and Mike Griffaton In June 2017, U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced that it is withdrawing two Administrator’s Interpretations on joint employment and independent contractors that were issued under the Obama administration. Both interpretations had the potential to increase employers’ liability for misclassification and for wage-hour penalties for being deemed a joint […]

Employment Law 0


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