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Tracee Dorothea Hilton-Rorar

Uniontown Divorce / Separation Lawyer.

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  1. What is the difference between non-community and community property?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Tracee Dorothea Hilton-Rorar
    2. Todd Bruce Kotler
    3. Charles Adam Shultz
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    In the U.S., there are two systems that govern marital property: community property and common law (also called marital property). Community property states are Arizona, California, Idaho, Louisiana, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Washington, and Wisconsin. Common law governs the remaining states. In community property states, whatever you bring into the marriage or receive individually through gifts or inheritances remains yours, but whatever you earn or acquire during the marriage is co-owned...

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  2. My employer did not pay me for all hours worked. the company intentionally "cuts" hours from all workers. is this legal?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Tracee Dorothea Hilton-Rorar
    2. Bradley William Miller
    3. Justin Anthony Morocco
    4. Stuart M. Address
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    The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) affects most private and public employment. The FLSA requires employers to pay covered non-exempt (hourly) employees at least the federal minimum wage and overtime pay for all hours worked over 40 in a work week. Covered employees must be paid for all hours worked in a workweek. In general, compensable hours worked include all time an employee is on duty or at a prescribed place of work and any time that an employee is suffered or permitted to work. You...

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  3. What legal options do I have when a former employer won't pay me the wages he owes me? I'm in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Answered over 3 years ago.

    1. Tracee Dorothea Hilton-Rorar
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    You can file a Complaint with the Cleveland Municipal Court, Small Claims Division. Go to the Information Services Department of the Clerk of Court’s office on the 2nd floor of the Justice Center. Bring with you the name and address of the person you wish to sue and any information you have regarding your claim. The filing fee is $37.00. The maximum amount of damages which can be requested in Small Claims Court is $3,000.00. Once a judgment is obtained, you can put a lien on his property.

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  4. Does Ohio offer rights to employees to see documents bearing their signature (as California does)

    Answered over 3 years ago.

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    In Ohio, public employees may review and copy their personnel files. However, there is no law in Ohio that requires an employer to grant private sector employees access to their personnel files. But, there are two exceptions: medical records and wage-and-hour records. Employees have a right to see the medical records from a physical examination that is required for employment or stemming from a job-related injury or disease. In addition, employers must provide the following information to...

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  5. Is it Sexual Harassment?

    Answered about 3 years ago.

    1. Stuart M. Address
    2. Tracee Dorothea Hilton-Rorar
    3. Marilynn Mika Spencer
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    The legal definition of sexual harassment is “unwelcome verbal, visual, or physical conduct of a sexual nature that is severe or pervasive and affects working conditions or creates a hostile work environment.” Federal law does not prohibit simple teasing, offhand comments, or isolated incidents that are not extremely serious. The conduct must be sufficiently frequent or severe to create a hostile work environment or result in a "tangible employment action," such as hiring, firing, promotion, or...

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