Coronavirus

The Most Important Thing You Can Do Today: Call The Right Attorney

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 Employment Discrimination Lawyers And Top Coronavirus Employment Law Attorneys Answer: Can I sue for racial harassment while working at home because of the Coronavirus? Is it race discrimination for my boss to make racist comments during a video conference calls during the COVID-19 crisis? How do I get coworkers to stop sending me racially offensive emails and racist text messages? Our employment attorneys have been blogging non-stop about all employment law things Coronavirus, from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) impact on the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA“) and COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation claims to wrongful termination claims. (See Can I Sue For FMLA Interference Before I’m Eligible?; Is Coronavirus Covered By Workers’

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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 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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