In Ohio, as in the rest of the United States, employment practices are governed by federal and state anti-discrimination laws. Specifying a preference for hiring waitresses only can be problematic because it indicates a preference for hiring based on gender, which could violate Title VII of the...View More
I was recently banned for a private post with my personal Snapchat friends, none of whom include my former boss. However, he gained access to my post, a joke about the signs in the bathrooms that say "don't do drugs here" and banned me. I feel like I was discriminated against as a... View More
Discrimination cases typically revolve around unlawful treatment based on protected characteristics such as gender. To determine if you have a discrimination case, you should consider the following steps:
Consult an Attorney: Reach out to an attorney who specializes in employment or...View More
I was working for a company named DB Schenker. Their client is Google. As part of the onboarding process, Google sends you email with tasks that need to be completed. I did not receive certain emails needed to get provisional access on site and throughout the buildings. Their reasoning for... View More
Wrongful termination cases can be complex, and the outcome often depends on the specific facts and circumstances surrounding the termination. In your situation, it appears that the termination was based on your alleged failure to complete compliance tasks due to not receiving necessary emails. If...View More
If you have received the Right to Sue from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in Ohio, indicating that you have the authorization to file a lawsuit, you have the option to proceed without an attorney. However, given the complexities of employment law cases, it is highly recommended...View More
Yes, the Right to Sue means you have 90 days from the date of the Right to Sue to file your lawsuit. It can be filed by you (called filing pro se, without a lawyer) or you can search for attorneys to file it for you. I would not rely on finding an attorney - you should be mindful of the filing...View More
I do realize that I have proof of it. Also, I have been seeing a therapist, and it has come to light that many of my anxiety issues are related to this abuse. I was not the only paralegal he abused either.
The statute of limitations in Ohio for sexual harassment that occurred before April of 2021 is six years, so you can still pursue a claim. The statute of limitations under federal law (Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act) is 300 days.
I had an upcoming scheduled deposition on a case that was a guaranteed win. The plaintiff's attorney knew this and did not want to go to trial or come out of his pocket any further. He has simply been trying to get me to spend enough that settling is the better option.
You should immediately settle for the $2,000 if that offer is still on the table. It will cost you much more than $2,000 to defend the matter at trial. If Plaintiff recovers any amount of a judgment, he will be awarded attorney fees under employment discrimination fee shifting provisions. Most...View More
Your medical condition could constitute a physical disability for which you are entitled to a reasonable accommodation. HOWEVER- the employer does not have to accommodate the condition if you remain a danger to yourself or others, with or without the accommodation. Blind people cannot be...View More
My brother was fired from my current employer that my Father, and I still work at. This lead to a series of events of discrimination, ultimately people treating me poorly. Then, this lead to sexual harrasment that has been reported to the HR department, but the harrasment has not stopped. First it... View More
There are Federal laws and state laws prohibiting Sexual Harassment in employment. You said you are being harassed by both a man and woman, but you haven't described how you think this is sexual in nature. Are they asking you for sexual favors? And your father too? Not all harassment is...View More
Hello. I began working at a Kroger factory in October last year. In November, i had a panic attack due to a coworker yelling at me, and I have CPSTD, and being yelled at or facing aggression of any kind sends me into panic attacks. That day, the supervisor sent me home. Before that, she told me... View More
Sorry to hear about your experiences. Under federal law (the ADA) you would have to prove that the employer knew you had these disabilities and that you were fired because of these disabilities. You carry the burden to prove your case. If you worked in Ohio, you should locate a local employment...View More
I am a teacher for a head start program. As part of my job I am required to conduct Home visits at families residences. During one of my visits in August of 2022 there was a man shot and killed 50 ft from me. I heard the shots and once police came I went to the front door and saw the body right... View More
Ohio does not recognize workers' compensation claims for psychological conditions alone; they must be associated with a physical injury you sustain. Other states recognize these claims but not Ohio. You would have to sustain a physical injury, even a minor one, before the psychological...View More
If the folks at the EEOC gave you your walking papers, which are called "notice of right to sue," you will trouble finding a lawyer to take the case unless you pay upfront. If they thought you had a good case, the EEOC would have kept it.
Im a desiel mechanic and my company took away overtime after 40 hours sometime last year. Now we must work 55 hours before overtime. They are now requiring that we work 6 days out of the week. Is this legal even though I'm not making overtime until I reach 55 hours?
I started a new job Jan 3rd and had faced multiple comments from my boss about me bieng left handed all of witch are video recorded on cameras that have sound but would require a warrant to get I tested positive for covid on the 19th and my boss said that I would be out for 10 days I called in... View More
Under both Federal and Ohio it is unlawful for employers to discriminate against employees based on their membership in a "protected class" such as their gender, race, religion, nationality ect. Being left or right handed is not a "protected class." Although your employer's...View More
I was let go from a position this week without any warning or documentation. Later that day, I found out that person promoted to my position will now be in charge of her best friend and her sister. At the time, I was currently gathering evidence and paperwork against these employees for time clock... View More
Ohio is an "at-will" employment state, meaning that your employer can terminate you for any reason, or no reason at all as long as your termination does not violate the law. Ohio and Federal law prohibit employers from terminating employees because of their membership in a protected class...View More
It means the civil service should promote from within, rather than hiring new people into higher level jobs, whenever possible. But the language is pretty loose, so I wouldn't say it creates any kind of absolute right of a lower level employee to be considered to the exclusion of a...View More
Suspended until further notice. On 11/18/2021 I called to see if documentation was filed and that I would come pick it up that day. Only to be called back fifteen minutes later to say they could not suspended me. But I was not allowed back to my designated area. Now they r offering me a job that I... View More
I'm assuming that this is a disability discrimination matter. If that is the case then they are likely offering you a different position as a reasonable accommodation for your claimed disability. If you don't take it it is likely that they can terminate you.
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