Employment Law

Employment & Labor

Our Columbus employment lawyers help individual clients and we also handle collective and class actions for claims like unpaid overtime and unpaid wages. You can learn even more about our services by clicking on Employment and Personal Injury sections in the menu bar at the top of the page.

Sexual Harassment

Employees have the right to feel safe and comfortable at work without having to face sexual harassment. And while sexual harassment is prohibited by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, it does still occur. There are plenty of workplaces that take the...

Wrongful Termination

The term “wrongful termination” can be confusing and is often misunderstood. Our Columbus wrongful termination lawyers will explain what the term means and how to recognize whether you have a claim for wrongful termination or wrongful discharge...

Whistleblower

What is a whistleblower? Generally, a whistleblower is someone who reports to their employer or a government agency a violation of law, ethical obligation, or regulation. If you have been terminated or suffered an adverse employment action because...

Employment Retaliation

What is Workplace Retaliation? Retaliation is when your employer takes a retaliatory action against you, usually suspension or termination, because you engaged in a “protected activity,” such as reporting sexual harassment, opposing...

Class & Collective Actions

Columbus, Ohio Collective & Class Action Lawyers We are experienced class action lawyers in Columbus, Ohio.   You may find several class action law firms in Columbus, Ohio but none will work as hard for you as The Friedmann Firm. An Ohio class...

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) Lawyers Columbus, Ohio  What does the FMLA provide? It provides employees up to twelve (12) weeks of unpaid leave per year and requires any group health benefits be maintained during that period of leave, as if the...

Hostile Work Environment

What Constitutes a Hostile Work Environment in Ohio? Work can be particularly challenging or difficult on certain days or during busy periods. While it’s common to face challenges at work, especially in situations where you may not get along...

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)

What protections does the FLSA provide? Generally, the FLSA provides that all non-exempt employees be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime pay at time and one-half the regular rate of pay for all hours worked over...

Discrimination

As Columbus employment discrimination attorneys, we handle civil lawsuits for plaintiffs. We also welcome opportunities to help employers understand the rules and regulations they must comply with so they can avoid allegations of employment discrimination.

Gender Discrimination

If you are searching for a gender discrimination lawyer in Columbus, the employment attorneys at The Friedmann Firm can help you. What laws prohibit gender discrimination in Ohio? Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, along with Ohio’s...

Employment Discrimination

What constitutes employment discrimination in Columbus, Ohio? Private companies, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations have legal obligations to treat employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of any person’s age, race,...

Disability discrimination (ADA)

Workplace discrimination can appear in many different forms, including disability discrimination. But federal and state laws are in place to provide disabled employees with certain protections within the workplace. These protections specifically...

Age Discrimination

If you are looking for an Columbus employment law attorney who specializes in age discrimination claims, you’ve come to the right place. The Columbus age discrimination lawyers at The Friedmann Firm in Columbus, Ohio, recognize the importance of...

LGBT Discrimination

LGBT Discrimination Attorney – Sexual Orientation Discrimination Lawyer – Gender Identity Discrimination Attorney We are experienced Columbus, Ohio LGBT and sexual orientation discrimination lawyers. Our Ohio Employment attorneys are well versed...

Religious Discrimination

The Columbus religious discrimination attorneys at The Friedmann Firm understand that your faith may be the most important part of your life and understand you feel strongly about being able to worship according to your beliefs, even during work...

Military discrimination (USERRA)

The Ohio employment attorneys at The Friedmann Firm feel strongly about helping employees who have been discriminated against because of their military status, a violation of USERRA (Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Right Act).  We...

National Origin Discrimination

Race and National Origin Discrimination Lawyers in Columbus, Ohio We are experienced national origin discrimination attorneys in Columbus, Ohio. Our Ohio national origin discrimination lawyers protect employees who have been discrimination against...

Discrimination

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Race Discrimination

We are experienced and aggressive race discrimination lawyers in Columbus, Ohio. Our Ohio race discrimination law firm protects employees who have been discriminated against based on race or national origin. Discrimination can take many forms, such...

EEOC & OCRC Guidance & Mediation

If you are going through the EEOC or OCRC process in Columbus, Ohio, it is very helpful to have an experienced Ohio EEOC attorney to help you, guide you and advise you. By now, you probably already know that in order to file a lawsuit for a majority...

EMPLOYMENT Agreements

If you need help understanding or negotiating your employment contract, the Columbus employment contract lawyers at the Friedmann Firm can help you.

Breach of Contract

Many jobs require employees to enter into employment contracts with the company.  These employment contracts are binding and legally enforceable on both you and your employer.. In other words, the contract obligates both you and your employer to...

Non Compete Agreements

Non Compete and Non Solicitation Agreements Attorneys Columbus, Ohio The purpose of a non-compete or non-solicitation agreement is to prohibit an employee from working in a similar business as his/her former employer or soliciting clients of a...

Severance Negotiations & Agreements

The Ohio severance negotiation attorneys at The Friedmann Firm review severance agreements and negotiate the terms of severance agreements. A Trusted Negotiated Severance Package Law Firm When you leave your job, you are often left facing a...

Employment Contract

If you need help understanding or negotiating your employment contract, the Columbus employment contract lawyers at the Friedmann Firm can help you. We frequently assist employees with employment contracts by negotiating the terms of employment...

WAGE & HOUR Violations

At The Friedmann Firm, our Columbus wage and hour attorneys stand ready to advise and represent employees in and near Columbus. We offer free, confidential consultations on all types of employment law cases, and you can schedule an appointment online.

Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Cases in Columbus, Ohio A federal law called the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires each state to enforce a minimum wage law. Under the law, an employer in Ohio that does not fulfill its legal obligation to pay employees at least...

Wage and hour

The Columbus-based wage and hour lawyers at The Friedmann Firm are dedicated to ensuring all workers in Ohio get paid at least the minimum wage. We also do our best to force employers to pay overtime to eligible employees, and we stand up for...

Unpaid Overtime Law Firm

Do you believe you are entitled to unpaid overtime wages? If so, contact an unpaid overtime lawyer in Columbus, Ohio at The Friedmann Firm today to discuss your situation. Our Ohio unpaid overtime attorneys speak with employees every day that should...

Equal compensation

Offering equal pay for equal work should be the simplest rule for any employer to follow. The sex, age, race, religion, nationality, or disability status of the person doing a job should not determine his or her pay — only performance and...

Executive Employment

One of our experienced executive agreement lawyers for Columbus, Ohio clients will be able to assist you in a range of areas including severance negotiations and agreements, employment contracts, non-compete agreements, and more.

Age Discrimination

If you are looking for an Columbus employment law attorney who specializes in age discrimination claims, you’ve come to the right place. The Columbus age discrimination lawyers at The Friedmann Firm in Columbus, Ohio, recognize the importance of...

Breach of Contract

Many jobs require employees to enter into employment contracts with the company.  These employment contracts are binding and legally enforceable on both you and your employer.. In other words, the contract obligates both you and your employer to...

Disability discrimination (ADA)

Workplace discrimination can appear in many different forms, including disability discrimination. But federal and state laws are in place to provide disabled employees with certain protections within the workplace. These protections specifically...

EEOC & OCRC Guidance & Mediation

If you are going through the EEOC or OCRC process in Columbus, Ohio, it is very helpful to have an experienced Ohio EEOC attorney to help you, guide you and advise you. By now, you probably already know that in order to file a lawsuit for a majority...