Monthly Archives: February 2023


New Changes to Ohio’s Public Records Law

Several notable changes to Ohio's Public Records law went into effect last year. As a refresher, Ohio law mandates the disclosure of public records unless an exception applies. The Public Records Act includes numerous exceptions to the definitions of public records which permits officials to redact records, or in some instances withhold records entirely. The [...]

2023-08-17T14:48:52-04:00February 21st, 2023|Homepage News, Newsletter|

Overboard on Overtime

Are your employees going overboard on overtime? That was the case in Baton Rouge where the City discovered one employee claimed over 2,400 hours in overtime in one year. The employee, an emergency medical service supervisor, was one of many employees discovered to have claimed over 2,000 hours of overtime. The employee’s excessive overtime was [...]

2023-08-17T14:49:15-04:00February 21st, 2023|Homepage News, Newsletter|

Miranda Rights Violations Are Not a Basis for 1983 Liability

The Supreme Court’s decision in Vega v. Tekoh decidedly clarified Miranda rights violations cannot form the basis of a civil rights action for monetary damages. In Vega, the Defendant Officer received a report regarding a potential sexual assault of a patient. The Officer went to the medical center where the alleged assault occurred and questioned [...]

2023-02-22T08:57:37-05:00February 21st, 2023|Latest News, Newsletter|

Did You Know? EEOC Releases New Mandatory Know Your Rights Poster

Last October the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released a new poster which must be displayed by covered employers. Where Must the Poster be Displayed? The poster should be placed in a conspicuous location in the workplace where notices to applicants and employees are customarily posted. This may include the employer’s bulletin board, the break [...]

2023-02-23T10:26:59-05:00February 21st, 2023|Latest News, Newsletter|