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December 26, 2020 | What Types of Damages Can I Receive if I Win My Employment Discrimination Lawsuit in Ohio?

A worker who files an employment discrimination lawsuit in Ohio has the right to request several types of damages and other types of relief, depending on the type of claims filed. Since the overwhelming majority of employment discrimination lawsuits are brought under federal laws, we will focus on those cases but please know that Ohio

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December 11, 2020 | How Can an Employer Use Job Listings to Discriminate?

A settlement announced by the U.S. Department of Justice on Dec. 8, 2020, provides a clear, real-world answer to the question of how an employer can use job listings to illegally discriminate against people who are looking for work. These cases usually require a lot of investigation and testimony to reveal exactly how and why

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November 12, 2020 | What Does ‘Retaliation’ Mean in a Workplace Setting?

Workplace retaliation occurs when a manager or supervisor punishes, mistreats, or fires an employee specifically because the person engaged in what is called a “protected activity”. Federal and state laws define what “protected activity” is.  Some examples include, but are not limited to: Reporting discrimination, harassment, or retaliation; Cooperating with an investigation into a report

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October 15, 2020 | Can I Quit My Job if I Signed an Employment Contract?

Yes. You have an undeniable right to quit your job at any time for any reason. No one can force you to work against your will.  However, your contract likely dictates whether you need to give notice to your employer before resigning, along with describing what occurs if you fail to give adequate notice as

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September 25, 2020 | Is It Legal to Discriminate Against LGBTQ Workers in Ohio

No. The Supreme Court recently ruled that LGBTQ workers are protected against employment discrimination by federal and state law. Pursuant to Title VII and R.C. 4112, private companies, temp agencies, public sector organizations, and labor unions cannot refuse to interview, hire, or promote individuals just because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender. Employers are

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