It is not often that the words “new” and “exciting” appear in the same sentence with “Ohio Secretary of State.” But over the past few weeks, the Secretary of State has initiated online filing for certain business documents, and more types of documents are scheduled to be added shortly.
Originally Posted: October 20, 2010 at ClevelandBusinesslaw.com
Experienced Internet users understand the value of a simple, distinctive and memorable domain name. Web addresses such as www.kodak.com andwww.ford.com are easy to find, easy to remember, and lead where one would expect them to. So for businesses considering an online presence, the choice of a domain name is not one to be made lightly. There are also legal issues involved in choosing a domain name, the most important of which is trademark infringement.
2012 brings some new developments in employment law. Here are a few deadlines and extensions employers should be aware of:
Ohio’s minimum wage increased:
Effective January 1, 2012, the minimum wage for Ohio employees is $7.70/hour. For smaller businesses (those who gross less than $283,000), the minimum wage is the same as the federal rate of $7.25/hour.