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July 5, 2017 | Proving Gender Discrimination

Despite more than 50 years of federal and Ohio state laws being enacted to prevent it, gender discrimination remains pervasive in nearly all facets of American life. Equally distressing, proving one has been discriminated against because of one’s gender remains exceedingly difficult.   The Columbus, Ohio gender discrimination lawyers with the Friedmann Firm have helped

June 7, 2017 | How an Employment Attorney Can Assist You With Employment Contracts

An employment contract may exist between you and your employer. Understanding each provision of the contract, negotiating to improve certain aspects, and holding both the employer and employee to their contractual obligations benefits the company and the individual. An experienced Columbus employment contracts lawyer can play an important role at each stage.   What Do

May 22, 2017 | How to Handle Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Victims of sexual harassment should keep at least eight things in mind when making the decision to hold the harasser accountable:   Sexual harassment takes many forms, ranging from repeated unwelcome comments on appearance to unwelcome requests for dates and demands for sex in return for a job or promotion. Nonconsensual touching and assault at

May 3, 2017 | How to File an Employment Discrimination Claim in Ohio

Having your employment discrimination claim fully investigated and fairly adjudicated requires following the procedures spelled out by the agency that enforces your rights as a worker or job applicant. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) handles most discrimination complaints. The EEOC’s guidelines are summarized here. If you have questions about how your case should be

April 17, 2017 | I Work for a Small Company. Am I Still Protected Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act?

Your company must be very small to qualify for a total exemption from the major provisions of the federal Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA). The law applies to all employers that have the equivalent of 15 full-time employees on payroll. According to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, “all employers” includes private companies, government agencies, nonprofit organizations,