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October 21, 2016 | Behaviors that Contribute to a Hostile Work Environment

A hostile work environment exists when severe or persistent harassment, discrimination, or intimidation makes a person unable to do his or her job. What Are My Legal Options if I’m in a Hostile Work Environment in Ohio? What behaviors are considered criteria for a hostile work environment? That definition pulls in elements from factsheets offered

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October 10, 2016 | What Constitutes a Wrongful Termination?

“Wrongful termination” is the legal term for an illegal firing. An employer must have a legally defensible reason for ending a worker’s employment. This means, for instance, that a company cannot just say a person failed to meet performance standards; rather, evidence of substandard performance must exist. Lawyers and judges call an unverifiable explanation for

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October 7, 2016 | The Different Types of Discrimination That Happen in the Workplace

Title VII of the federal Civil Rights Act of 1964 outlaws many forms of discrimination in hiring and employment. Since that law took effect, lawmakers in Washington, DC, and Columbus, OH, have expanded protections against getting skipped over for job interviews, raises, and promotions. State and federal anti-discrimination laws can also prevent employers from firing

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