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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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September 9, 2016 | How an Ohio Employment Attorney Can Help You?

Workers and business owners can both benefit from consulting with a Columbus, Ohio, employment lawyer. An attorney who knows federal labor laws, antidiscrimination rules, and state regulations regarding wages and working conditions can help a worker understand when taking legal action makes sense. At the same time, an employment lawyer in Columbus can advise an

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August 4, 2016 | OHIO USERRA MILITARY DISCRIMINATION LAW

The Ohio employment attorneys at The Friedmann Firm feel strongly about helping employees who have been discriminated against because of their military status, a violation of USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Right Act).  We feel strongly that those individuals who serve our country should be treated with the utmost respect and should never face

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August 4, 2016 | TEMPORARY IMPAIRMENT MAY BE AN ADA DISABILITY

Our Columbus disability lawyers want to keep you informed and assist you with requesting a reasonable accommodation from your employer if you suffer from a disability.  The 4th Circuit, in Summers v. Altarum Inst., Corp., recently held that a temporary impairment caused by an injury may be considered a disability under the ADAAA if it

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