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Access indispensable resources below to help stay current with HR and employment law developments in Ohio, including more than 50 state-specific Employment Law Manual sections, customizable Ohio Employee Handbook templates and other state-specific resources, recently passed and upcoming state and local deadlines, and links to our local coverage.

You may wish to start with the following resources:

XpertHR's Legal Timetable helps you keep track of key compliance dates in Ohio, as well as other states and municipalities:

September 15, 2020: Ohio Amends Workers' Compensation Statute

September 15, 2020: Ohio Enacts Statute of Limitations for Safety-Related Injury Claims

January 1, 2021: Columbus, Ohio, Wage Theft Ordinance Takes Effect

January 1, 2021: Ohio Minimum Wage Increases to $8.80

Employee Handbooks

Create or update your Ohio Handbook with XpertHR's comprehensive state-specific handbook statements. The Ohio Employee Handbook Table of Contents links to all available handbook statements, including:

Access to Wage Information and Medical Records Handbook Statement: Ohio

EEO Handbook Statement: Ohio

Emergency Responder Leave Handbook Statement: Ohio

Family Military Leave Handbook Statement: Ohio

Meal Breaks for Minors Handbook Statement: Ohio

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Ohio at a Glance

Ohio Employment Law Manual

At-Will, Contracts and Restrictive Covenants

Employee Benefits

Employee Leaves

Employee Management

HR Strategy, Management and the Law

Labor Relations

Organizational Exit


Recruiting and Hiring

Risk Management - Health, Safety, Security

Types of Employers and Workers

Wage and Hour