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Best Ohio Disability Discrimination Attorney Answer: Do I qualify for FMLA? How do I qualify for medical leave of absence? Can I still take medical leave if my employer does not qualify for FMLA? How long can you take a medical leave from work? Can my boss fire me for asking to take medical leave for a serious illness? How do I request time off from work to get medical treatment? My Job Doesn’t Have FMLA, Can I Get Medical Leave?Nobody gets up in the morning and plans to have a medical emergency or family medical care issue. Every employee would rather just keep waking up every morning to the same routine – shower, brush your teeth, get dressed, maybe eat some breakfast, and head into work. My grandmother always like the saying, “man plans, and god laughs.” When

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Arbitration is often an alternative to court... but is it better?Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: Who pays the bill if I have to go to arbitration with my employer? How much will it cost if my employer files for arbitration? Can my employer force me to split the cost of arbitration?Often a potential new client will come through our does saying, “I was fired today because of my…” race/color, religion, gender/sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, or disability. The employee may say “I want to sue for wrongful termination” or that “my boss is sexually harassing me.” Most every employee envisions taking the stand in front of a jury to tell their story and get vindication. Our employment law lawyers spend time with the client gathering all the facts

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Best Ohio Employment Disability Discrimination Attorney and Top FMLA Lawyer Answer: Can my employer terminate my employment for going on vacation while I am on FMLA? What can I do while I am on FMLA? What happens if my employer thinks I am faking a medical condition to get FMLA? How do I find an employment lawyer near me? Can I Be Fired While On FMLA? Do I have to cancel scheduled vacations if I request FMLA leave from my job? Can Employees Go On Vacation While On FMLA?As the Ohio skies turn a perpetual state of grey and the temperature drops into the teens, we all think the same thing: I need to get out of this place. Some employees budget their time off allowance or paid time off (PTO) so that they have enough left at the end of the year to jump on a plane or in a car and head

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Best Ohio FMLA Attorney Answer: What is the FMLA? How much time off do I get under the FMLA? What should I do if I took FMLA leave and then got a bad performance review? Can my boss factor my FMLA time off into my overall performance goals? How do I know if I was terminated for using FMLA leave? FMLA Retaliation Tips.Most people never plan to use their Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) leave. No one wants to have a surgery, illness, disability, or some other life altering event that literally puts their life on hold. When one of these events does happen to an employee or a close family member of an employee, the last thing anyone wants to think about is how they are going to take time off work. FMLA is designed to help employees balance their work and family

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Can I Get Help At My Job Because I’m Pregnant?Top Pregnancy Discrimination Attorney Answers: Does my boss have to accommodate me when I am pregnant? Can my job accommodate workplace injuries, but not pregnant employees? Can my employer put disabled employees on light duty but tell pregnant women to go home? Can my job accommodate disabilities, but not pregnancy? Can I Get Help At My Job Because I’m Pregnant?Does anyone remember what we used to do while we were waiting in the check-out line at the grocery store before we all had smartphones to distract us? Well, thanks to a dead battery I was recently reminded. While going through cell phone withdrawal, I looked at the covers of all those cheesy gossip tabloids. Personally, I was never one for

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How Long Do I Have To Sue My Employer?Ohio Employment Discrimination Lawyer Best Answer: How long do I have to file a discrimination lawsuit against my employer? Can my employer shorten my time to sue for discrimination or harassment? Can my employer make me sign something that shortens the time I have to file a wrongful termination lawsuit? What can I do if I signed an agreement that shortens the time, I have to file a lawsuit?I am sure that my experience is not a unique one, but when I was growing up, I had the gym teacher from hell! My high school gym teacher would make us run sprints up and down the gym floor at the end of every class. The worst part was these sprints were timed! My gym teacher would give us 20 seconds to sprint from one end of the gym all the way to the

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