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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: Can my employer require that I wear a mask at work? What kind of protective equipment can my job force me to wear? If the equipment my boss gave me triggers my asthma, do I have to wear it? Hang in there, Ohio. It certainly has been a rough couple of months since COVID-19 sent us scurrying for shelter. While the threat of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic is far from over, we are getting closer to something that resembles normal life every day. As Winston Churchill once said, “Now, this is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” Of course, whether it is the end of the beginning or the beginning of the end, The employment lawyers at The Spitz Law

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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: During the COVID-19 pandemic, Can my boss deny my request to work from home? After COVID-19 has ended, can my job tell me that working from home is not an option? Can my employer fire me for requesting to work from home? Can the company that I work for take away a work at home accommodation after I have been successfully working remotely? A few weeks ago, our employment law lawyers discussed that employers are permitted to encourage employees to work from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. (See Can My Boss Make Me Work At Home Because Of The Coronavirus?). Yesterday, our disability and work accommodations attorneys circled back to ask and answer: How Will Disability Accommodations Look After COVID-19? This struck home with a lot

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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 Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: Did Joe Exotic and Doc violate minimum wage laws? Can I sue my employer if they make me work in unsafe conditions? How do I know if my boss does not pay me enough? How Many Laws Did Joe Exotic Break? Since the outbreak of Covid-19, our lawyers, like many Americans find ourselves with more free time our hands (don’t worry, we are still here fighting evil employers). With the steady rise of social distancing, more Americans are turning to TV shows and documentaries as a source of entertainment. (see More Coronavirus (Covid-19) Tips For Employees, Coronavirus: What Will Happen At Work?; Our Handling Of The Coronavirus (Covid-19) Outbreak; Employment Law: Legislative COVID-19 Response; Coronavirus

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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 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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