Does This Law Apply to My Organization in Ohio?

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Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

Below are some of the most significant employment-related Ohio laws applying to private employers and which employers must comply with each law. Be aware that there are other laws an employer might need to follow that are not listed here.

Law1 Covered Employers2
Ohio Civil Rights Act Private employers with four or more employees, state employers, and local government employers
Ohio Military Family Leave Act (OMFLA) Private and public employers with 50 or more employees
Ohio Wage Act All employers
Smoke Free Workplace Act All employers

1Laws link to primary coverage on; the law may be addressed in other places on as well.
2Where "All employers" is listed, there may still be limited exceptions, such as agricultural employers or employers that employ only family members.