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Based in Columbus, Ohio, the lawyers of Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn have forty years of experience representing labor unions, employee associations and employees in a wide range of legal issues related to the workplace.


We represent working people and labor unions in all types of industrial and professional workplaces, and our attorneys recognize that matters impacting employment are often stressful and must be handled with care.


While our firm is experienced in many issues that arise in the workplace, the following topics are some examples of our areas of practice:



In addition to these examples, our firm is also experienced in wrongful discharge in violation of public policy claims (Greeley claims), whistleblower claims, unemployment compensation benefits claims, and discrimination claims.


If you are facing employment-related issues and need an experienced Columbus, Ohio, labor and employment attorney, contact Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn today to schedule an initial consultation and case evaluation.

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State Personnel Board of Review & Civil Service

Our legal team is experienced in the legal process applicable to these cases, the types of issues that arise, and in collecting and presenting relevant and persuasive evidence on behalf of our Clients.


Learn more about State Personnel Board of Review

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Wage Disputes

The federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that many employees be compensated for all time worked, earn a minimum hourly wage, and be paid an overtime rate for all hours over forty (40) worked in a week.


Learn more about Wage Disputes

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Employee Contracts

The most commonly disputed aspects of employment contracts are covenants not to compete, which are also referred to as non-compete agreements or non-competition covenants, and confidentiality agreements.


Learn more about Employee Contracts