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August 4, 2016 | WHAT IF I USE ALL OF MY OHIO FMLA LEAVE?

You can find out more about whether you are eligible for FMLA leave in Ohio here- https://www.thefriedmannfirm.com/am-i-eligible-for-fmla-leave-in-ohio/. Once you are familiar with the eligibility requirements for FMLA, our Columbus Employment lawyers can help you decide what to do if you have exhuasted all 12 weeks of your FMLA leave.  For FAQ’s about FMLA leave, visit our

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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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August 4, 2016 | TELECOMMUTING: ACCOMMODATION UNDER THE ADA?

Last year, in EEOC v. Ford Motor Co., the 6th Circuit held that “telecommuting” AKA working from home, was a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Our blog post discussing the initial decision can be found here- https://www.thefriedmannfirm.com/reasonable-accommodations-for-ada-disability/ This was fantastic news for most people, those with disabilities and those without.  As our society

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August 4, 2016 | OHIO EMPLOYMENT LAW NEWS UPDATE

As infuriated as some might be at the seemingly insensitive actions of Hooters, this case is not as cut and dry as it seems. The full article, from the St. Louis Dispatch, is located here: http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/crime-and-courts/article_db861563-d08b-5cb7-9cc9-91150b39351b.html This will be an interesting case to follow. Ms. Lupo’s suit was brought under the Missouri Human Rights Act,

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