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Best Ohio Coronavirus Employment Law Attorney Answer: Should I quit my job if my employer is not taking my safety seriously during Covid-19? How hard is it to get unemployment due to Coronavirus terminations, layoffs and furloughs? Is there anything I can do to make my chances of winning unemployment benefits better during the Coronavirus pandemic? There is so much information all the time about Covid-19 and what you should or should not do—as a family, as a person, as a parent, as a neighbor, as an employee. It seems like everywhere you turn there is conflicting advice. Our employment law lawyers think the biggest concern for may for many right now is how to keep their family safe, but a close second is, how am I going to feed my family? In a world where there is not much

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Best Ohio Coronavirus Employment Law Attorneys and Top FMLA Lawyers Answer: Do I have a wrongful termination claim if my employer fired me to prevent me from taking paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act during the COVID-19 pandemic? Can my employer fire me for asking about FMLA? Can I be fired for scheduling FMLA leave before I am eligible for an upcoming medical procedure that will occur after I become eligible? Can my job fire me before I use FMLA for the birth of my child? No doubt about it, life can come at you fast. Sometimes you don’t even see it coming. On the other hand, sometimes there are events on the horizon that you know are coming and can plan for. Fortunately, the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) covers both situations. The

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Best Ohio Age Discrimination Attorney Answer: Can my boss fire me for expressing interest in retirement at some point? Can the company that I work for fire me because of my age? Can I be forced out of my position to make room for younger employees? Can I sue for wrongful termination if I was fired today after I refused my manager’s suggestion to retire? Can I Be Fired For Exploring Retirement Options? Employees who are over 40 years of age or older are protected from discrimination because of their age under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (“ADEA”) and under Ohio laws (R.C. § 4112.02(N), R.C. § 4112.05, or R.C. § 4112.14). Specifically, these laws make it unlawful for an employer to fail or refuse to hire or discharge any individual or otherwise discriminate

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Best Ohio Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Attorney and Top Coronavirus Employment Law Lawyers Answer: Can my boss fire me after filing a Workers’ Compensation Claim after being exposed to Covid-19? Can I file for Workers’ Compensation if I caught the Coronavirus from work? Can I sue for retaliation even if my Workers’ Compensation claim is denied? Is it wrongful termination to be fired for being diagnosed with COVID-19? Is Coronavirus Covered By Workers’ Compensation As employment discrimination lawyers, our first priority is always our clients. Most of our employee’s attorneys went to law school because to help people that the world tries to beat people down. Right now, that feels like everyone. During this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic there are so many

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Best Ohio Overtime Law Attorney And Top Coronavirus Employment Law Lawyers Reply: Can I work overtime while working remotely? Does my boss have to pay me overtime when I’m working from home? Should I be keeping accurate records of my hours while working at home? Work RemotelyFrom In Your Living Room? COVID-19 has drastically changed the employment environment. In response to the global Coronavirus pandemic and shelter in place mandates, many non-essential and essential businesses alike have moved to work remotely from home to mitigate the spread of Coronavirus. It is a strange adjustment to work remotely, as my fellow wage and hour attorneys and other staff at The Spitz Law Firm can confirm, and depending on a given employee’s position, it may create a larger workload. This

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Best Ohio Wage and Hour Attorney Answer:  How does the CARES Act work? How much money will I get from the CARES Act? Can my employer reduce my hours because I will receive a stimulus check during the COVID-19 crisis? Can the company that I work for take money from my paycheck because I will receive a stimulus check as part of the Coronavirus pandemic? What can I do if my employer tries to take my Coronavirus stimulus money? Can My Job Take My Stimulus Check? There is no question, that hard times bring out some of the best in people. All you have to do is look around to see small acts of kindness. From people grocery shopping for their elderly neighbors, to Cleveland Cavalier Keven Love donating $100,000 to help pay the salary of Rocket Mortgage Fieldhouse’s hourly

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