The Law Library Staff prepares "Research Frequently Asked Questions" (FAQs) for the convenience of our users to provide access to a variety of sources addressing particular points of law. These are general legal information sources, and are not to be construed as a substitute for personal legal advice from an attorney. Please seek legal counsel to help you determine the applicability of any of the information in these resources to your specific situation. The Law Library makes no recommendation as to whether you should purchase any services offered by the websites contained in this FAQ.
GENERAL INFORMATION ON EMPLOYMENT LAW
- Ohio Labor Law statutes: Ohio Revised Code Title 41
- National Conference of State Legislatures: 50-State Surveys
- To find a lawyer in Ohio specializing in employment law: Findlaw Directory
- Ohio Labor And Employment: Find lawyers and law firms by city or county: Lawyers.com
- United States Department of Labor: Information on wages and hours, workplace safety, retirement and health benefits, layoff resources, disability resources and more.
- American Bar Association articles on employment law topics, including sexual harassment and privacy in cyberspace.
- Employment Screening and Background Checks from LexisNexis
- For a website with information on employment law issues, including family & medical leave, covenants not to compete, discrimination and other issues, as well as links to more employment law resources see: Fortney & Klingshirn Employment Law Resources. Fortney & Klingshirn is a law firm in Akron, Ohio. The Cleveland Law Library makes no recommendation as to whether you should hire this firm for legal representation. The Fortney & Klingshirn website also contains a link to ask an employment lawyer a question. See: myemploymentlawyer.com
- LegalWorkplace.com: Articles and FAQs. Articles cover such topics as access to personnel files, employee handbooks and identity theft in the workplace.
- Will Yancey's Employment Law Links
- Legal Information Institute: Law About Employment: Topics include collective bargaining, employment discrimination, unemployment compensation, workers' compensation, workplace safety, and pensions. Provides text discussion and links to federal statutes.
- Ohio State Bar Association - Law You Can Use: Employers Have “Qualified Privilege” When Conveying Information about Employees.
- Notification of Plant Closings and Mass Layoffs under Ohio and Federal Law (LSC Members’ Brief)
- Employment-At-Will and Wrongful Discharge in Ohio (LSC Members’ Brief)
- Recommended Books available at the Cleveland Public Library, Social Sciences Department:
- Ohio Employment Practices Law. Baldwin's Ohio Handbook Series. Cleveland, Ohio: West Group, Annual. KFO334 .S54
- Sautter, M. G. Employment in Ohio: a guide to employment law, regulations, and practices. 3rd ed. Carlsbad, Calif.: LEXIS Law Pub., c1997. Ref KFO331 .S28
WAGES, HOURS AND LEAVE
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