Aug. 17, 2018

Does Title IX Require a Football Coach to Report Allegations of Intimate Partner Violence?

By Chisa Chevernick, HR Consultant The administrative suspension of Urban Meyer by The Ohio State University and its investigation into whether or not he fulfilled his duty to report allegations of domestic violence against Coach Zach Smith in 2015 is set to wrap up this week. While we await the facts of the investigation, and […]

Aug. 8, 2018

Donald Trump Is Facing (Yet Another) Lawsuit – Watch Out When Classifying Your Employees for Overtime Purposes

Donald Trump is no stranger to lawsuits, but this time, he’s not opposing the government. Trump’s former chauffer is suing the Trump Organization, claiming the organization failed to pay overtime wages for thousands of hours of overtime worked over a 6-year period of time. Noel Citron worked for Trump for more than 20 years, averaging […]

Jun. 8, 2018

Can a Trademark Be Too Clever? Elon Musk Attempts to Find Out.

Elon Musk is boring. In an effort to solve the traffic problem in Los Angeles, Musk has begun implementing plans to build underground tunnels for a high-speed rail system. To do this, Musk founded “The Boring Company” in 2016 and has since begun testing designs and methods for establishing a low-cost tunnel system underneath the […]

May. 18, 2018

GDPR Update: Should You Be Concerned About the New European Privacy Policy Rules? YES.

By Scott Brown, Intellectual Property and Privacy Policy Attorney at Anthony Law Once upon a time Privacy Policies were relatively straightforward. You might have felt that you could be vague about how you collected user info and whether you might sell that info to others. You might have stated that the terms applied even if […]

Feb. 27, 2018

Discrimination Lawsuits in the News Related to Background Checks

Social Media Passwords and Employment There have been cases, during background checks, of Employers asking for passwords to social media websites during interviews, this has been strictly scrutinized because it can lead to protected information being revealed, such as religious affiliations, family size, family obligations, and more. By asking for access to this information Employers […]

Feb. 27, 2018

The Americans with Disabilities Act What Employers Need to Know

Although the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) has been around for some time, many employers are often unsure of their obligations toward the disabled employee as well as their responsibility to safeguard the disabled employee’s health information. Should other employees be told that a co-worker is suffering from Cancer? HIV? Alcoholism? All of these conditions […]

Feb. 27, 2018

Medical Marijuana and Employment

Ohio recently passed legislation legalizing medical marijuana in varying forms. This legislation goes into effect on September 6, 2016. Along with a multitude of other legal issues surrounding this new legislation, employment law will be impacted in a big way. Here are some interesting facts about medical marijuana certification and employment: Since medical marijuana is […]

Feb. 27, 2018

E-Signatures

For a variety of reasons, businesses of all shapes and sizes have begun the process of going paperless. However, one stumbling block to this process presents itself when a document requires a signature. Typically, this requires printing the document, signing it yourself, faxing it to the other party, waiting for them to print, sign, and […]

Feb. 27, 2018

Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program

As of September 19, 2017, the state of Ohio through its Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program requested applications to Operate Medical Marijuana Dispensaries. The plan involves issuing 60 initial provisional licenses.  If you are interested in learning more about Ohio’s medical marijuana dispensary application process, please contact Benjamin McDowell at Anthony Law at 614-340-0011. When […]