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Ohio: Make Employment Law Work for Your Farm

Broadcast Date: March 28, 2016
Chapter 1
Meet Farm Commons and learn what we will (and won't) be covering in this tutorial.
Chapter 2
 Minimum wage and overtime
Learn how to figure out if you have to pay minimum wage and/or overtime to farm workers in Ohio
Chapter 3
 Workers' Compensation
We go over the basics of WC and if you are required to purchase it for your employees.
Chapter 4
 Independent Contractors
Explore when a worker can be considered an independent contractor, both for minimum wage and tax purposes.
Chapter 5
 Paperwork and Recordkeeping
Learn what information pay stubs should include as well as other business records to keep.
Chapter 6
We review both federal and state tax obligations for the farmer in Ohio

Employment law can be incredibly complex, and especially so for the diversified farm. Employment laws also can vary greatly by state. This Ohio-specific tutorial will break down employment law concerns such as minimum wage, workers’ compensation and overtime, independent contractors, and more. This tutorial can still be helpful for learning the framework of employment law and the federal regulations that apply, even if you do not operate within Ohio.

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