Ohio Employment Discrimination Questions & Answers

Q: Can my employer reprimand me, possibly fire me for using approved FMLA days.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 8, 2019
James J. Hux's answer
If your employer did so, it could be FMLA retaliation. You should speak with an employment law attorney as soon as possible to discuss your situation in more detail. Some will offer free initial consultations.

Attorney James J Hux

Hux Law Firm LLC

Q: How do I find out if I have a case of wrongful termination from my previous employer for Discrimination

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 22, 2019
James J. Hux's answer
The best way for you to find out is to speak with an employment law attorney about your situation in more detail. Some will offer a free initial consultation.

Attorney James J Hux

Hux Law Firm LLC

Q: Should i Bring a sexual Discrimination lawsuit against my employer?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law, Civil Litigation, Employment Discrimination and Sexual Harassment for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 13, 2019
Neil Klingshirn's answer
Every case is different, so the best course is to get advice specific to your situation. That said, as a general rule you should evaluate the strength of the evidence for your claim, the amount of damages you could recover and the costs you will incur to recover those damages.

Here, your claim is that gender discrimination is blocking your advancement to a better position. The manager's statement is direct evidence of that discrimination. You can testify that he said it, as can any of...

Q: Is my employer legally allowed to force me to disclose details about my sealed record?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 16, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
You are not legally required to disclose any information pertaining to your sealed record. The dismissal depends on the law from another state. But, the rub for you, since they found it, is that they don't have to hire you. So, you can refuse to explain and they can simply take the job somewhere else.

Q: My employer discriminates,manipulates, exploits me. how much money could I get?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Answered on Mar 27, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
You have not provided enough information to make any kind of estimate. It's possible your case is worth a lot of money. It's possible it is worth nothing. There's no information here from which to make that judgment. You need to call an employment law attorney and complete a formal intake.

Q: Can I sue my past employer?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination, Employment Law and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 8, 2018
Matthew S Flemming's answer
For what it's worth, depending on what happened, you may be entitled to a Workers' Compensation claim for some of your injuries. I would contact a Workers' Compensation attorney for the circumstances regarding the forklift incident and headbutting incident.

Q: We are from ohio. My daughter recently quit her job because of harassment and sexual comments from her supervisor.

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 29, 2017
Matthew Williams' answer
Sue for sexual harassment and hostile work environment. You should contact an immigration attorney. I am happy to recommend one.

Q: Is it legal for my employer to tell my customers my political views without my consent?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 29, 2017
Matthew Williams' answer
It's legal for her to do so. There is no duty of confidentiality with your employer the way there is with a doctor, lawyer, or psychologist. If you don't want people at work to know your views, don't tell them and they won't be able to tell anyone else.

Q: If I work for a retailer and also have their cc, can they fire me if I file for bankruptcy?

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 15, 2017
Stuart Nachbar's answer
There is actually a anti discrimination clause in the bankruptcy code, so if they do fire you for that, and that only, then you would have a case/claim against them.

Q: Can I be refused employment based on a bankruptcy from 9 years ago? It is for restaurant management

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy, Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Ohio on
Answered on May 10, 2017
Stuart Nachbar's answer
Pursuant to 11 USC 525(b): No private employer may terminate the employment of, or discriminate with respect to employment against, an individual who is or has been a debtor under this title, a debtor or bankrupt under the Bankruptcy Act, or an individual associated with such debtor or bankrupt, solely because such debtor or bankrupt—

(1)is or has been a debtor under this title or a debtor or bankrupt under the Bankruptcy Act;

(2)has been insolvent before the commencement of...

Q: is there a stature of limitations on wrongful termination of employment in Ohio ?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 6, 2017
Matthew Williams' answer
Yes, and they can be quite short depending upon the reasons ranging from 3 months to 3 years. Here's a bit more info on the basics:

https://www.ohiobar.org/ForPublic/Resources/LawYouCanUse/Pages/Wrongful-Termination-Know-the-Basics.aspx

Q: Do I have a case

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 19, 2017
Matthew Williams' answer
You should contact an attorney to go over exactly what happened.

Q: I have a restraining order against someone who applied at my job and they got hired. Is there any way this is okay?

2 Answers | Asked in Contracts, Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Answered on Dec 12, 2016
Joseph Jaap's answer
The new employee could be in violation of the restraining order. Talk to your employer.

Q: What are my legal options if any

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Law and Employment Discrimination for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 21, 2016
Matthew Williams' answer
You should really give a lawyer a call so they can refer you for an intake interview. It's hard to tell from this one paragraph whether you have anything actionable, but a hostile work environment can become a legal problem for those who create it.

Q: I asked my employer for a short-term disability papers so I can fill it out the following day I was brought into the

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Ohio on
Answered on Aug 5, 2016
Matthew Williams' answer
You should certainly sit down with a local employment law attorney. The worst that can happen is they determine they won't take the case.

Q: Can a person on parole or a felon obtain employment as a bartender in the state of Ohio?

1 Answer | Asked in Employment Discrimination and Employment Law for Ohio on
Answered on Aug 2, 2016
Matthew Williams' answer
Possibly. There's no legal restriction on it, but the bar might not hire you.

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