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June 10, 2019 | Can You Sue for Wrongful Termination in Ohio?

“Can you sue for wrongful termination in Ohio?” This is a question we get asked a lot. Before answering that question, let’s look over what wrongful termination in Ohio is and how Ohio’s at-will employment laws come into play. First, Ohio is an at-will employment state. This means that an employer can dismiss an employee

April 23, 2019 | What Can I Do If I’m Not Getting Overtime Wages?

You would not normally suspect that employers would want to cheat their employees out of earned wages; however, it unfortunately does occur in the workplace. It especially common to see an employer refuse to pay overtime wages to employees even though they are mandated to do so in certain instances. There are a few extenuating

April 10, 2019 | When Should I Hire an Employment Agreement Lawyer in Ohio?

When Is the Right Time to Hire an Employment Agreement Lawyer? An employment agreement is a binding contract that spells out the terms and conditions under which an employee will work for an employer. The agreement can be verbal or — which is better for everyone involved — written and signed. Either way, a good

January 11, 2019 | Breach of Employment Contract FAQs

An employment contract exists whenever a person or organization hires someone to do work and the parties enter into a written agreement governing the terms of employment. Verbal contracts can exist but are rare. The contract itself can be a verbal agreement, a brief written description of responsibilities and pay rates, or a lengthy document

October 4, 2018 | Is It Unlawful to Discriminate Against a Person Because of That Person’s Race?

Yes, it is unlawful to discriminate against people of any race. As race discrimination attorneys in Columbus, the employee rights lawyers with The Friedmann Firm welcome opportunities to hold employers accountable for discriminating against workers and job applicants. Legal Protections Against Racial Discrimination in Employment The Ohio Civil Rights Act of 1959 and, at the