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Top Wage and Hour Attorney Answers: What can I do if I’m working a lot of hours but not getting paid minimum wage as a piece-rate employee? How can I make sure my boss isn’t cheating me out of money that I’m owed as per-piece paid employee? Can piece-rate settlements be worth a lot of money and how do I find the best wage theft lawyer to take the case? Most people are familiar with minimum wage jobs and how their paychecks are calculated using a standard hourly rate arrangement as well as being paid time and a half for overtime hours. However, not many people know how piece rate pay works unless they are an employment attorney, or a piece rate pay worker. Before I took my first employment law class in law school, I had never heard of piece rate pay. As our wage and hour attorneys

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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Reply: Can someone refuse to interview me just because I’m deaf? Am I protected under the Americans with Disabilities Act because I’m hearing impaired? Does my job have to grant my reasonable accommodation request for an interpreter? There’s a certain magic to childhood. It is almost indescribable, but distinct nonetheless. Seeing everything for the first time, experiencing life with wonder and amazement. Even the most mundane human experiences like grocery shopping can be exciting for a child. Every new experience is a chance to learn and grow. It’s incredible. If I could have one super power it would be to bottle this energy up and give adults sprinkles of child-like joy and curiosity. I remember the first time I witnessed

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Best Ohio Race Discrimination Attorney Answer: How bad does race-based harassment at my workplace have to be in order for me to sue? Can my boss or HR claim that the harassment is not that bad and refuse to address it? What should I do if I work in a hostile work environment? What is the best way to find a top wrongful termination lawyer in Ohio? Most employees put up with a lot of crap from their boss, manager, supervisor, or even coworkers. But, there comes a time when every worker’s tolerance for racist, sexist, anti-Semetic, or homophobic harassing or discrimination just plain runs out. Not that any of such conduct is acceptable, but employees will inevitably put up with a certain about of this bullshit before screaming, enough is enough. Today, our employment law lawyers are using

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Best Ohio Age Discrimination Attorney Answer: How long do I have to file an age discrimination claim? Does filling a grievance with my union affect my age discrimination claim? What can I do to make sure my age discrimination claim does not expire? What is my wrongful termination case worth? Even big-league employers such as the Cleveland Cavaliers are not above discriminating against employees because of their age. No, I am not talking about moving on from an aging Lebron James. (I will pause for the boos or cheers). The Cavaliers are currently facing an age discrimination law suit from former Assistant Coach Jim Boylan. According to clevescene.com Coach Boylan filed a suit in October 2018 claiming that the Cavaliers terminated him due to his age. One of Coach Boylan’s main pieces of

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Best Ohio Disability Discrimination Attorney Answer: I am a full-time employee; can I work less than full time hours as a reasonable accommodation for my disability under the Americans with Disability Act? Can my boss say that my full-time presence at the workplace an “essential job function” in order to block me from a work at home accommodation that I need because I’m disabled? Can I temporarily or permanently telecommute from home as a reasonable accommodation? At The Spitz Law Firm, LLC, our employment lawyers continue to work every day to help hard working employees that been refused disability accommodations by their employers and former employees who have been wrongfully fired because of disability discrimination in the workplace. As our employment discrimination lawyers

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Best Race Discrimination Lawyers Reply: What should I do if I reported racial harassment to HR and nothing is being done about it? Does my company have to stop race discrimination and harassment by coworkers that is creating a hostile work environment? What type of attorney do I need if I was wrongfully fired today in retaliation for reporting race and religious discrimination to management? Unfortunately, hatred and discrimination seem to be making a comeback as acceptable conduct in this country. Let me be perfectly clear, this is not about the side of the isle that someone stands on; it is about the side of the line between right and wrong that they choose to stand on. Hatred, discrimination, and prejudice is a disease that will spread if left to its own power. It is not enough to not

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