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Best Ohio Race Discrimination Lawyer Reply: What is Juneteenth and why does it matter? What can I do if I was fired because I’m black? How do I report racial harassment at workplace? To many people, including employers, Juneteenth is something new. Many, including bosses and supervisors, believe that Juneteenth is a recent creation that is arising from the new focus on race discrimination following the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests that followed. It is not. In reality, Juneteenth is the oldest commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Many people incorrectly believe that June 19 was the day that President Abraham Lincoln made his   Emancipation Proclamation, but that was actually on January 1, 1863. It then took two

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Best Ohio Race Discrimination Attorney Answer: How can we fight modern day racism in the workplace? How can we put a stop to racism and spread equity? What should I do if I think I’m being discriminated against at work because I’m Black? Can I be fired for reporting racial discrimination and harassment to HR? We are angry. Hurt. At a loss for words. It is 2020, how could an African American man get shot on his morning jog? How, as Americans, can we allow a modern-day lynching to occur before our eyes? For those who fight for justice and equity, Ahmaud Abery’s death hurts. It seems like all of the progress we’ve fought for throughout the years is somehow erased. Our Lawyers at The Spitz Law Firm send our deepest condolences and sympathy to the family members and loved ones

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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 Race Discrimination Lawyer Reply: Can I report race discrimination if I am an administrative or executive officer? How do I report racial discrimination as a manager or supervisor? Can I be fired for reporting racial discrimination to Human Resources (HR)? What can I do if my colleague keeps using racial slurs at work? Can my boss talk about my junk? One of the race discrimination and sexual harassment cases that our employment discrimination lawyers recently filed made the news. You can read the article about case here. You can also read the employment discrimination and wrongful termination lawsuit that our attorneys filed in Texas here.Download At work, you expect to be treated with basic respect - the same as anyone else. Whether you're full-time, part-time,

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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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