Types of Employers: Ohio
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Author: XpertHR Editorial Team
- Each Ohio law may define employer differently based on variables such as number of employees, industry and more. See Defining an Employer in Ohio.
- Under Ohio law, a franchisor is generally not considered an employer of a franchisee or the franchisee's employees. See Franchisor Protection Law.