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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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September 10, 2020 | Discrimination Against Older Workers in The Workplace Ohio

How Employment Lawyers Protect Workers Against Age Discrimination in Ohio Both federal and Ohio law prohibit employers from discriminating against employees and job applicants who are 40 years old or older. Both the federal Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) and Ohio’s laws prohibiting discrimination apply to all aspects of employment, from job applications and

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August 17, 2020 | How Long Does a Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Take in Ohio?

Despite our years of experience advising and representing clients in wrongful termination cases all across Ohio, we cannot give a precise answer to one of the most frequently asked questions. A defendant employer and our client might agree to settle all claims quickly. Alternatively, the company or agency could force the case into arbitration if

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May 6, 2020 | Mental Illness Discrimination in The Workplace in Ohio

Employment Protections Exist for Ohio Workers With Mental Health Conditions In guidelines issued in 2016, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission affirmed that it is illegal for an employer to discriminate against you simply because you have a mental health condition. This includes firing you, rejecting you for a job or promotion, or forcing you

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November 2, 2019 | Can I Sue My Employer if I Am Terminated for Something I Didn’t Do?

Merely getting fired because of false accusations in Ohio does not give you grounds to sue your former employer for wrongful termination. This sounds unfair, and it is. But federal laws and state statutes give employers in Ohio broad authority to fire workers for cause—even if that cause is an allegation that you committed a

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