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Best Ohio Employment Disability Discrimination Attorney Answer: Even though my doctor says I can do light duty work, can my employer say I must be 100 percent healthy to return to work? Does my job have to work with me if I am able to work but I need accommodations for my disability? Can my boss deny my return to work request? “My doctor said I can return to work, I just need to take it easy.” “I was hurt at work and had to take time off, but I can still do my job!” “I needed surgery on my knee, but I am ready to return to work, but HR won’t let me!” “I am sick of sitting at home and just want to get back to work, but my supervisor refused to put me on the schedule!” Every day the experienced employment discrimination attorneys at The Spitz Law Firm hear similar

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Best Wrongful Termination Lawyer Reply: Can the company I work for transfer me in retaliation because I reported my boss for sexual harassment or race discrimination? If I sue my employer for gender discrimination, can they fire me? What should I do if I was fired today because I complained to human resources about religious discrimination? Everyone sees the world from a different perspective. Certainly, our employment law attorneys have seen some discrimination cases that are very clear cut. (See Law: My Boss Called Me Nigger and Monkey. Can I Sue For Employment Discrimination?; Race Discrimination: Using The “N-Word,” Even Once, Can Create A Hostile Work Environment; My Racist Boss Says “Nigger,” “Wetback,” “Wagon Burner,” & “Beaner” All The Time! I Need A

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Best Age Discrimination Lawyers Reply: What Can I Do I Was Fired Because Of My Age, But I’m Under 40 Years Old? Can I sue if a company will not even interview older candidates for an open position? Can a company refuse to hire me because I have too much experience – which is code for saying I’m too old?  There are those things in life that pop up that just let you know how old you are. This week, I was talking with a bunch of younger attorneys and made a Captain Caveman reference. None of the lawyers got the reference to the late 1970s, early 1980s Hanna Barbara cartoon. It made me understand the age gap – like having to explain needing to rewind a videotape before returning the movie to blockbuster, or the sound that dial up makes while waiting to connect to the internet

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Best Pregnancy Discrimination Attorney Reply: What can I do after being fired for being pregnant? Can I be forced to take FMLA early during my pregnancy? Can I sue for wrongful termination if my boss fired me after he finds out that I am pregnant? There are two words that change your life more than any other, “I’m pregnant.” From that point forward, there is no I, just we. What you eat and drink, a woman shares with her baby. All life plans shift to focus on what you will do when the baby arrives. And, the name that you’ve been called all your life, well that doesn’t matter anymore because your new name is going to be mommy. But, not everything should change when a woman gets pregnant. A working woman’s ability to continue to work as long as she wants should not change at

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Best Ohio Wrongful Termination Lawyer Reply: I’m a manager, can I be fired in retaliation for reporting someone else getting sexually harassed at work? What if I get fired because I reported sexual harassment? I followed protocol and “reported up the chain of command” and now I don’t have a job; can I sue for wrongful termination or retaliation? As a well-respected employment law attorney, I would like to consider myself an informed citizen. I like to read the news every day to stay informed. Sometimes I like what I read, often, I don’t. But nevertheless, it’s still important to read the news. As an attorney, reading the news is an important part of my job. Our clients count on our lawyers to be ahead of the latest breaking employment laws or developments. Lucky for me,

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Best Ohio Disability Discrimination Lawyer Answer: Can I sue for wrongful termination if I was fired for using medical marijuana? Can my Ohio employer still drug test me? Does my employer have to accommodate my medical marijuana use? In 2016, the Ohio legislature joined 33 other States in legalizing marijuana for medical use. Despite the fact that Ohio’s medical marijuana bill was signed into law in 2016, it was not until January 16, 2019, after years of discussing regulations, permits for growing, and distributing medical marijuana that four medical marijuana dispensaries in Ohio opened their doors for the first time. Finally, thousands of Ohio residents were flying high at the prospect of having an alternative treatment for many life altering conditions. However, during this time

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