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Best Ohio Disability Discrimination Attorney Answer: Do I qualify for FMLA? How do I qualify for medical leave of absence? Can I still take medical leave if my employer does not qualify for FMLA? How long can you take a medical leave from work? Can my boss fire me for asking to take medical leave for a serious illness? How do I request time off from work to get medical treatment? My Job Doesn’t Have FMLA, Can I Get Medical Leave?Nobody gets up in the morning and plans to have a medical emergency or family medical care issue. Every employee would rather just keep waking up every morning to the same routine – shower, brush your teeth, get dressed, maybe eat some breakfast, and head into work. My grandmother always like the saying, “man plans, and god laughs.” When

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Best Ohio Race Discrimination Attorney Answer: How can I prove race discrimination? What is the “Ban the Box” campaign? Can you ask about convictions on a job application? Can I be fired for having a criminal record? Can an employer discriminate against criminal record? Can employers ask about felony convictions? What Is Disparate Impact Discrimination?Our employment discrimination lawyers have blogged a lot about proving employment discrimination cases under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. (See How Do I Prove Race Discrimination Against My Boss?; Can I Take Evidence With Me When I'm Wrongfully Fired?). Sometime, proving race discrimination is clear and can be shown through direct evidence. (See Law: My Boss Called Me Nigger and Monkey. What Should I do?; Can My

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Best Ohio Disability Discrimination Lawyer Answer: Does an employer have to accommodate restrictions? Can my boss make me be fully released before returning to work? Does my job have to accommodate my disability? What qualifies as a disability for reasonable accommodation? Can my employer have a blanket policy of only accommodating workplace injuries? What is the employer’s responsibility to accommodate a disability? Can My Job Have A 100% Healed Policy?Under both state and federal law, an employer has a legal duty to accommodate its disabled employees. As our employment law attorneys have blogged about before, under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) and Ohio Revised Code § 4112, an employer has a legal duty to accommodate its disabled employees. Therefore, it

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Best Ohio Sexual Harassment Lawyer Answer: Can you be sexually harassed outside of work? What defines harassment? Can I sue for sexual harassment if my boss only made one or two sexual comments towards me? What do I do if I feel unsafe at work because my boss keeps coming on to me? What are the two most common types of harassment? What Is A Sexually Hostile Work Environment?Last week, our employment lawyers answered the question, “Is Sexual Harassment At Work Common?” Since then, I was on the news again about one of our sexual harassment cases. After being on the news, my daughters asked if sexual harassment in the workplace was really that common. I told them that, unfortunately it was and went over some of the numbers in this previous blog. At that moment, I was confronted

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Best Ohio Military Discrimination Lawyer Answer: Is it illegal to ask about military service during a job interview? What is Military Employment Discrimination? How do I know that my military status was not a factor in the company’s decision not to hire me? Can a prospective employer consider my military status when making a hiring decision? How do I request leave from my job for military training?“I can imagine no more rewarding a career. And any man who may be asked in this century what he did to make his life worthwhile, I think can respond with a good deal of pride and satisfaction: ‘I served in the United States Navy.” John F. Kennedy (See Military Quotes).If the military chants, “Sound off, 1-2-3-4…” or “Left, right, left…” resonate with you, due

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Arbitration is often an alternative to court... but is it better?Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: Who pays the bill if I have to go to arbitration with my employer? How much will it cost if my employer files for arbitration? Can my employer force me to split the cost of arbitration?Often a potential new client will come through our does saying, “I was fired today because of my…” race/color, religion, gender/sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, or disability. The employee may say “I want to sue for wrongful termination” or that “my boss is sexually harassing me.” Most every employee envisions taking the stand in front of a jury to tell their story and get vindication. Our employment law lawyers spend time with the client gathering all the facts

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