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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 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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Best Ohio Disability Discrimination Attorney Answer: Is depression considered a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act? Can I lose my job because I have depression and anxiety or are those conditions considered disabilities under the ADA? Is it wrongful termination to fire someone because they have mental health issues? Can I use FMLA to get medical leave for my PTSD?Depression is one of the most common mental disorders in the United States. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, nearly one in twelve adults in the United States had at least one major depressive episode in the past year. This is likely an under reported statistic since many who suffer from depression suffer in silence. As famous singer, Demi Lovato, who suffers from being bipolar, said,

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Best Ohio Employment Lawyer Response: Can I sue for both race discrimination and FMLA retaliation at the same time? What are my rights to pump breast milk at work after I return from maternity leave; and do I have to tell my manager every time I take a break to express milk? Can I sue for wrongful termination and gender discrimination if I was fired today for doing the same thing a male employee did who got no disciplinary action or reprimand?Sometimes employment discrimination cases are straight forward. An evil boss or manager calls a black employee the n-word and fires him. It is clearly based on race/color discrimination. Then there are times when a less qualified man who has been with the company only three months is promoted over a woman with higher levels of training or education

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Best Ohio Employment Lawyer Answer: Can I sue my supervisor directly for sexually harassing me at work? Can I sue both my manager and my company for gender and race discrimination? How can I hold the owner of the company that I work at directly response for calling me the n-word and wrongfully firing me?As regular readers of our employment lawyers’ blog (we appreciate you the best), the primary antiemployment discrimination law in Ohio is R.C. § 4112.02(A) which makes it illegal for an “employer” to harass, or discriminate against an employee based on their race/color, religion, gender/sex, national origin, age, or disability. The federal version is found at Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.Just who is an employer? It seems like such a simple question.You might

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