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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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October 15, 2019 | Can I Sue My Employer for Emotional Distress in Ohio?

You do have the legal right to hold your employer for inflicting emotional distress or for failing to stop managers and coworkers from causing emotional distress. However, you will only be able to secure compensation for emotional distress if you can also prove that you suffered from harassment, discrimination or retaliation.  The emotional distress must

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September 27, 2019 | What Does the Ohio Whistleblower Protection Act Cover?

The Ohio Whistleblower Protection Act makes it illegal for employers in the private and public sectors to punish or harass workers who report wrongdoing by their employer, boss or colleagues. An employee who does suffer retaliation for blowing the whistle on criminal or dangerous activities has rights under the whistleblower act to sue to get

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June 10, 2019 | Can You Sue for Wrongful Termination in Ohio?

“Can you sue for wrongful termination in Ohio?” This is a question we get asked a lot. Before answering that question, let’s look over what wrongful termination in Ohio is and how Ohio’s at-will employment laws come into play. First, Ohio is an at-will employment state. This means that an employer can dismiss an employee

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April 23, 2019 | What Can I Do If I’m Not Getting Overtime Wages?

You would not normally suspect that employers would want to cheat their employees out of earned wages; however, it unfortunately does occur in the workplace. It especially common to see an employer refuse to pay overtime wages to employees even though they are mandated to do so in certain instances. There are a few extenuating

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