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Department of Labor Withdraws Independent Contractor Rule

In January, we reported on a new Independent Contractor Rule which eased the classification process by clarifying the factors that determine when a worker is considered an independent contractor versus an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Following the election of the new administration,  the effective date of the rule was delayed leading [… read more]

Mansour Gavin Welcomes Diane Calta as Counsel

Mansour Gavin is pleased to welcome Diane Calta as a member of the firm’s litigation and real estate practice groups. She possesses over 20 years of legal experience in a variety of disciplines including municipal law, litigation, real estate, and probate and estate planning. Ms. Calta is the former Director of Law for the City of Beachwood where she [… read more]

Ohio Statute of Limitations Shortened for Breach of Contract Claims

On March 16, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine signed Senate Bill 13 into law, which shortens the statute of limitations (“SOL”) period for lawsuits based on breach of contract. Effective June 14, 2021, the Bill reduces the SOL for actions upon an expired written contract from eight years to six, and an expired oral contract from six years [… read more]

Mansour Gavin Launches E-Notary Service

E-Notary Services are now available at Mansour Gavin LPA. Our E-Notary service provides online notary services for the State of Ohio. Our notaries are certified and authorized by the Ohio Secretary of State to perform notarial acts. No in-person meeting is required. Requirements: Access to a computer, internet and webcam Access to a smart phone (iOS [… read more]

Daniel McGuire Elected to Partnership

Mansour Gavin LPA is pleased to announce that Daniel McGuire has been elected to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2021. Focusing his practice on estate planning and trusts, Dan has represented clients in the entire wealth spectrum and is adept at advising clients to address changing circumstances that require planning for the future. Dan [… read more]

Department of Labor Issues New Rule for Worker Classification

The United States Department of Labor (“DOL”) eased the classification process by clarifying the factors that determine when a worker is considered an independent contractor versus an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). On January 6, 2021, the DOL issued this Final Rule which is set to take effect on March 8, 2021. [… read more]

Governor DeWine Signs Employment Law Uniformity Act into Law

On January 12, 2021, Governor Mike DeWine signed House Bill 352 (“HB 352”), the Employment Law Uniformity Act, into law. It will go into effect April 12, 2021 and apply to discrimination claims filed on or after that date. The new law provides much needed clarity to employers while still protecting employees’ rights to challenge [… read more]

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