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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 | CAN WHAT YOU POST ON FACEBOOK GET YOU FIRED?

This is a topic that has received a lot of discussion and debate- whether or not you can, or should, be fired for what you post on Facebook. Here is a story out of Akron, Ohio, where a teacher was recently fired after comments he posted on Facebook were deemed racist and derogatory.  Ohio is

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August 4, 2016 | THE MOTOR CARRIER ACT EXEMPTION- ARE TRUCK DRIVERS EXEMPT FROM FLSA OVERTIME PROVISIONS?

Must Truck Drivers Be Paid Overtime? The first question to ask is if your employer or you personally are covered by the protections of the FLSA.  You can be covered by your employer’s status under the FLSA, referred to as “enterprise coverage” or individually if you work for an employer that engages in interstate commerce.

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August 4, 2016 | OHIO FMLA LAW: SERIOUS MEDICAL CONDITIONS

Our Columbus FMLA lawyers can help you determine if you are eligible for FMLA leave in Ohio.  If you are wondering if you are eligible for FMLA in Ohio, click here – FMLA. Our Columbus Employment Lawyers will now address what is considered a “serious medical condition” under the FMLA. The Department of Labor says, “serious health

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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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