Court of Appeals Finds Definition of Employee in Minimum Wage Statute Unconstitutional

In Haight v. Cheap Escape Co., 2nd Dist. No. 25983, 2014-Ohio-2447, sales personnel paid primarily by commission, challenged the constitutionality of Ohio’s definition of “employee” as used within the state’s minimum wage statute.  The 2nd District Court of Appeals found that the definition as used in the statute was in conflict with the definition of “employee” found within the Ohio Constitution, and found the statute unconstitutional.  Click here to read the case.



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