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Jan. 15 Webinar Will Address Employee Use of Cannabis

January 3, 2020

Employee use of cannabis is an employment law topic that employers must navigate carefully. On Wednesday, Jan. 15, from 10-11 a.m. EST, the OMA will host a webinar presented by our Connections Partner Roetzel & Andress to explain the current status of Ohio and federal law regarding cannabis, marijuana, hemp, and Cannabidiol (CBD) products. Find out more. 1/2/2020

Ohio’s Minimum Wage Now at $8.70

January 3, 2020

Ohio’s hourly minimum wage increased on Jan. 1, rising to $8.70 for non-tipped employees — up from $8.55 in 2019. The new minimum applies to employers with annual gross receipts of more than $319,000. The increase was mandated by a constitutional amendment approved by voters in 2006.

Ohio is one of just seven states in which the minimum wage is based on the previous year’s inflation rate. Here’s a look at every state’s minimum wage for 2020. 1/2/2020