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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

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

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