When Should I Hire an Employment Agreement Lawyer in Ohio?

April 10, 2019
By Peter Friedmann
When Is the Right Time to Hire an Employment Agreement Lawyer? An employment agreement is a binding contract that spells out the terms and conditions under which an employee will work for an employer. The agreement can be verbal or -- which is better for everyone involved -- written and signed. Either way, a good contract plainly states: The wage or salary the employee will receive, as well as how that will be paid; The benefits the employee will receive;...

Breach of Employment Contract FAQs

January 11, 2019
By Peter Friedmann
An employment contract exists whenever a person or organization hires someone to do work and the parties enter into a written agreement governing the terms of employment. Verbal contracts can exist but are rare. The contract itself can be a verbal agreement, a brief written description of responsibilities and pay rates, or a lengthy document that the employee and employer sign. The most important thing to understand is that every employment contract imposes legally enforceable duties and obligations. When either...

Is It Unlawful to Discriminate Against a Person Because of That Person’s Race?

October 04, 2018
By Peter Friedmann
Yes, it is unlawful to discriminate against people of any race. As race discrimination attorneys in Columbus, the employee rights lawyers with The Friedmann Firm welcome opportunities to hold employers accountable for discriminating against workers and job applicants. Legal Protections Against Racial Discrimination in Employment The Ohio Civil Rights Act of 1959 and, at the federal level, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 include race on list of personal characteristics that employers cannot use when it comes...

How to File a Class Action Lawsuit in Ohio

September 18, 2018
By Peter Friedmann
Before you file a class action lawsuit in Ohio, you must put together a class to file a lawsuit. A class action lawsuit is filed on behalf of a group of people who were or are in similar circumstances when they suffered similar harm that can be remedied in similar ways. The Cleveland, Ohio-based class action lawyers at The Friedmann Firm handle lawsuits like this, an example of which could be a class of hourly workers for a large manufacturer...

What to Do After an Unfair Dismissal?

August 13, 2018
By Peter Friedmann
Before knowing whether you have legal options after getting fired for what you consider unfair reasons, you must understand what constitutes a wrongful termination. What Can I Do After an Unfair Dismissal? If you were fired in northeastern Ohio for an illegal reason, you can do four things that will help you hold your former employer accountable for a violation of your right to keep a job you were doing well. First you should leave without causing a scene. Calmly...
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