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Best Ohio Coronavirus Employment Attorney Answer: Can my boss make me come to work during the COVID-19 pandemic? Can I be fired for speaking out against unsafe working conditions during the Coronavirus epidemic? What does the company I work for have to do if a coworker tests positive for COVID-19? If I was fired today because of the Coronavirus, can I sue for wrongful termination?The Coronavirus pandemic caused millions of Americans to file for unemployment. Employers are cutting wages, furloughing workers, and taking other measures for millions more. Big companies are trying desperately to save money in any way they can, and the American public is paying for it. At this point, per Governor Mike DeWine’s stay at home order, only essential businesses are to continue operating

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Best Ohio Employment Attorney Reply: Can I be forced to come into work for a non-essential business during the Coronavirus outbreak? What businesses are considered essential during the Coronavirus pandemic? Does the company that I work for qualify as an essential business? Does my employer have to abide by the stay-at-home order? Can I be fired for refusing to go to my job if I don’t want to catch the virus?Governor Mike DeWine issued an executive order on March 23, 2020 to compel Ohioans to stay at home unless they are employed or otherwise engaged in an essential work or activity in a hope to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. This order effectively tells businesses that are deemed non-essential to cease operations and Ohioans should not leave their homes except for a

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Best Ohio Employment Lawyers Insight: What does the Family First Coronavirus Response Act mean for employees? Do I qualify for paid leave under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act? Can I be terminated for using time off under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act? What Is The Family First Coronavirus Response Act?Our attorneys know that our employment law lawyers' blog is beginning to sound a bit narrow, but the news and insight is constantly changing and updating. With that in mind, our lawyers are once again coming to you with Coronavirus (Covid-19) developments on how this pandemic has impacted the law.There is no doubt that Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic is a tragedy. Cleveland just reported its first death due to Covid-19. The United States death toll has

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Best Ohio Wage And Hour Attorney Reply: I’m not making enough money in tips to bring me to minimum wage; does my employer have to pay me more? How much should I be paid as a tipped employee during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? What should I do if my employer won’t pay me an hourly wage on top of my tips? COVID-19 Employment Law: Tips Aren’t Cutting ItAmerica has seen a massive halt in most aspects of employment except for those employees that are deemed “essential.” One class of essential employees are the restaurant workers who deliver orders to the public who are quarantined due to the COVID-19 outbreak. A lot of these delivery drivers and employees are typically paid a lower minimum wage than the mandated minimum wage, because the tips they receive from the

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Best Ohio Overtime Pay Attorney Answer: I am working more hours because of the COVID-19 outbreak; does this entitle me to overtime wages? Does my employer have to pay me extra for overtime even during a pandemic? I’m an hourly worker working over 40 hours per week; how much overtime should I be receiving? Overtime Wages: Coronavirus Employment Law FrontlinesThe United States is facing a health crisis unlike anything that most Americans have ever seen in their lifetime. Non-essential businesses have been shut down, entire sports’ seasons have been postponed, and in some states, citizens have been ordered to stay in their homes and avoid contact with anyone. While the majority of Americans have hit the pause on their working life, or who have been fortunate enough to enjoy the

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Best Ohio Employment Attorney Answer: Can my job make me work at home because of Covid-19 (Coronavirus)? What is the EEOC saying about the Coronavirus? Can my employer fire me if I have a disability, and I get Coronavirus? Can My Boss Make Me Work At Home Because Of The Coronavirus?By now, I am sure that, like our employment lawyers, you are tired of hearing about Covid-19, also known as Coronavirus. Unfortunately, this global pandemic will likely be dominating the news cycles for weeks, if not months, to come. In fact, just this past week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine ordered that all bars and restaurants be closed to dine-in customers. In doing so, Ohio joins five other states that have taken similar precautions. Governor DeWine then directed all employees to shelter

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