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May 6, 2021 | Can I Be Fired for Using Medical Marijuana in Ohio?

In short, the answer is yes, you can be fired for using medical marijuana if you test positive for THC after submitting to a drug test requested by your employer. Marijuana, generally, is still illegal in Ohio so having a medical marijuana card does not protect you from termination if you test positive for THC. 

April 26, 2021 | Can an Employer Make You Work Overtime Without Notice?

Is It Legal for My Boss to Force Me to Work Overtime Without Notice? Yes, federal and state laws allow employers to require unscheduled and mandatory overtime. As inconvenient and unwelcome as hearing, “I need you to work late today,” or “You’ll have to come in this weekend,” may be, such demands are perfectly legal.

February 9, 2021 | Can You Pursue a Workplace Discrimination Claim and Keep Your Job?

Our Ohio employment law clients sometimes tell us that they feel like they waited too long to file a workplace discrimination lawsuit because they feared retaliation and/or losing their job. People suffer for months or years because of the belief that speaking up and demanding justice may put them in a more uncomfortable position. Sadly,

January 22, 2021 | How Veterans Can Protect Themselves From Workplace Discrimination in Ohio

Federal law ensures that veterans have the right to hold civilian jobs and be free from discrimination in the workplace.  These federal protections extend to any active duty military personnel, including those in the Army Reserves and National Guard. An employer in Ohio who violate veterans’ rights can be held accountable and may be ordered

January 8, 2021 | How to File a Disability Discrimination Lawsuit in Ohio?

A Columbus Employee Rights Attorney Discusses How to File a Disability Discrimination Lawsuit in Ohio U.S. government data shows that 1 in 4 American adults will experience a disabling condition at some point in their lives. Additionally, just slightly more than 19 percent of individuals with significant disabilities hold jobs. In light of these statistics,