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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 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 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 Employment Attorneys’ Answer: Do I have to pay taxes on my race discrimination lawsuit? Should I report my gender and disability discrimination settlement to the IRS? Can I avoid paying taxes on the jury’s verdict on my sexual harassment claims?“Nothing is certain except death and taxes.” We have all heard this before and most of us have probably uttered this phrase once or twice. What most of don’t know is that this unfortunate truism has a long history in our country. It origins are found in a 1789 letter, in which Benjamin Franklin, who you may have heard of, penned that “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Now, as a bit of a history

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How Can I Prove I Was Fired For Taking FMLA?As readers of our blog already know, the FMLA is a federal law that lets covered employees take extended time away from work to handle certain family or medical needs. This federal law requires your employer to provide eligible employees with a maximum of twelve weeks of leave if the employer is a private business engaged in, or affecting, interstate commerce, that employed fifty or more employees in twenty or more weeks in the current or prior calendar year. Furthermore, an employee who works for a covered employer is eligible for leave if he or she worked for the employer for at least twelve months, and for at least 1,250 hours over the twelve months immediately preceding the need for leave.We have previously blogged about § 2615 of

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