Managers want to terminate employment of a poor performer without doing the hard work first. Employees should be provided
With a Republican majority in both houses of the Kentucky General Assembly for the first time in nearly a century,
With the increase in employment law cases over the last several years, employers are looking for ways to protect its
The Department of Labor has actively gone after employers who misclassify workers as independent contractors rather than employees for several
A recent summary order from the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit – which exercises federal appellate
Hopefully, the correct content! Small employers are often concerned about having the words in a handbook used against them and
The Department of Labor has issued some proposed changes to the overtime regulations pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act.
Employers know that regular attendance is a requirement in a job. Employees who consistently miss work can wreak havoc on
College students often seek work experience by agreeing to unpaid internships. It seems like win-win for the student and employer.
You’re Invited to the 11th Annual Hiring & Terminating Seminar: "The Ins and Outs of Employment Law"
Hiring and terminating decisions are made very day by well-meaning professionals who may feel overwhelmed by the constantly evolving body
Mark Twain said that “The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is
OSHA issued final regulations for its new record keeping rules. The new rules relate to what injuries need to be
WHEN TO TEST 1. Random 2. Reasonable Suspicion 3. Pre-employment 4. Return to work 5. Post-Accident: Kelly Schoening is a
You're Invited To NKY Chamber HealthCare HealthShare Series: Combating Heroin and Addictions in the Workplace
DBL Law Partner Kelly Schoening will be presenting “Effective Workplace Policies” to address Heroin and Addictions in the Workplace. Click
Kentucky Supreme Court Changes the Landscape of Non-Compete Agreements and Continued Employment as Consideration
The Kentucky Supreme Court clarified what is sufficient consideration for a non-compete agreement on June 19, 2014. Continued employment in
Ohio law recently changed mandating that employers will be penalized for not responding to requests from ODJFS regarding unemployment claims.
DBL Law Partner Kelly Schoening provides basic background on the arbitration of employment claims. This slideshow gives employers useful information on
Many companies reward good job performance with promotions. Often, the promotion involves some type of management or supervisory role. However,
The United States Supreme Court recently ruled in US v. Quality Stores (March 2014) that severance payments are taxable wages
Two case studies outlining employers’ risks and responsibilities when dealing with the “nightmare employee.”
The Department of Labor issued a new FMLA poster and updated FMLA forms. The following is a list of the forms.
The Cincinnati Business Courier and NKU Chase College of Law Present Small Business Essentials Workshop Series
The Cincinnati Business Courier and NKU Chase College of Law present a new workshop series, Small Business Essentials, starting on March 11th. The cost is $149 for eight sessions or $99 per individual session. At least 1 hour of general CLE credit is anticipated in Kentucky and Ohio for each workshop. HRCI credit is anticipated for the April session.
You're Invited to Attend Northern Kentucky Society For Human Resource Management's Legal Update on January 14, 2014
You’re invited to attend a legal update on religious discrimination in the workplace presented by Northern Kentucky Society for Human Resource Management and sponsored by DBL Law. DBL Partner Kelly Schoening will be the speaker.
There is an ongoing battle between the federal courts and the National Labor Relations Board about the enforceability of class/collective action waivers in arbitration agreements.
Unemployment hearings are the employer’s only real opportunity to present its witnesses and exhibits. The best plan for a good result is to be prepared. Although there are two levels of appeal after the referee hearing, no new evidence can be introduced thereafter.