Put Drug & Alcohol Screening Best Practices to Work for You

Sebaly Shillito + Dyer Attorney Karl R. Ulrich along with Signet Screening President Matt Messersmith, will speak at the next Butler/Warren SHRM breakfast meeting.* They will discuss the latest news about drug screening and how companies can incorporate the best Read More…

New DOT Drug Testing Parameters Also Change Ohio Drug Free Safety Program Requirements

On November 13, 2017, the Department of Transportation (“DOT”) published a final rule modifying its drug testing parameters. The DOT rules are mainly intended for employers in the transportation and shipping industries. However, these changes also affect drug testing parameters Read More…

Social Media’s Impact on Pre-Employment Screening

On October 10, 2017, Attorney Karl Ulrich of Sebaly Shillito + Dyer and Matt Messersmith of Signet Screening discussed social media’s impact on hiring and employment.  The program was sponsored by the Owensboro, KY Chapter of the Society for Human Read More…

Wage and Hour Update: Texas Court Kills Obama-era Changes to Overtime Exemption

In what may be the final blow to the controversial Obama-era changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) exemption rules, United States District Court Judge Amos Mazzant recently entered summary judgment against the Department of Labor in State of Read More…

Dress Code Policy: What you Need to Consider

Published on August 23, 2017 Dress Code Policy: What you Need to Consider This month, Karl Ulrich of Sebaly, Shillito & Dyer and Pandy Pridemore of The Human Resource USA, discuss Dress Code policies. Make sure you can justify the Read More…

Background Checks in the Workplace

Published on July19, 2017 Background Checks in the Workplace Karl Ulrich of Sebaly, Shillito & Dyer, and Pandy Pridemore of The Human Resource USA, discussed ”The three W’s on background checks: Why, What and When” on ICRC TV’s July Business Read More…

Seventh Circuit: Title VII Prohibits Employment Discrimination on Basis of Sexual Orientation

On April 4, 2017, the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit ruled for the first time that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 makes it unlawful for employers to discriminate on the basis of Read More…

A VSSR AWARD—What is it and how is it calculated?

A VSSR claim is brought by an employee alleging an employer has violated a specific safety requirement. A VSSR award is an additional award to a traditional claim for workers’ compensation. A VSSR award acts to penalize an employer that Read More…

MEDICAL MARIJUANA UPDATE

  Ohio’s Medical Marijuana Control Program is in full swing and is set to be completely operational by September 2018. As part of the program’s implementation, the Advisory Committee will review six sets of proposed rules: Cultivator, Processor, Testing Laboratory, Read More…

HOW TO PLAY THE TRUMP CARD: THE FUTURE OF THE DOL’S OVERTIME RULE?

This past November, a Texas federal judge derailed the Department of Labor’s efforts to implement a new federal overtime rule by issuing a preliminary injunction just days before the rule was to go into effect. The rule would have doubled Read More…