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Our Recent LGBTQ Discrimination Lawyer's Blog
The Most Important Thing You Can Do Today: Call The Right Attorney™
Because our employment law lawyers want our employment discrimination blogs to be accurate and comprehensive, we do not prepare them and throw them up on the website the same day. Much like representing our clients, our attorneys put a lot of time and attention into these blogs, which are usually prepared weeks in advance of publication. The subject of today’s blog was breaking the barriers of discrimination in professional sports. At the bottom of this blog, we had a quote and a link to a video from a retired athlete praising his daughter and Kobe Bryant's belief that his eldest daughter could carrier his mantle. I have brought that quote and link up to the top after the tragic events yesterday that claim the life of the athlete and his 13-year-old daughter. Of course, we are
Best Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: What can I do about sexual harassment at work? What are the rights of LGBT at work? How can I stop my boss from bullying me? What are examples of harassment? What is the definition of harassment in the workplace? Will Tomorrow’s Bosses Discriminate?
“Do as I say, not as I do.” Most everyone has
probably heard this familiar phrase at least once or twice in their life.
Instead of practicing what they preach, some adults choose to model negative
behavior in front of children. They may think that their bad actions are easily
erasable in their children’s minds by repeating over and over again, “Do as I
say, not as a I do.” The thing is, children do not always forget so easily. In
fact, they may remember those moments for the
Best Ohio Sexual Harassment Lawyer Answer: Can you be sexually harassed outside of work? What defines harassment? Can I sue for sexual harassment if my boss only made one or two sexual comments towards me? What do I do if I feel unsafe at work because my boss keeps coming on to me? What are the two most common types of harassment? What Is A Sexually Hostile Work Environment?
Last week, our employment lawyers
question, “Is Sexual Harassment At Work Common?” Since then, I was
on the news
again about one of our sexual harassment cases. After being on the news, my
daughters asked if sexual harassment in the workplace was really that common. I
told them that, unfortunately it was and went over some of the numbers in this
previous blog. At that moment, I was confronted
Arbitration is often an alternative to court... but is it better?
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
age, or disability. The employee may say “I want to sue
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
Best Ohio Minimum Wage Attorney Answer: What is Ohio’s minimum wage? Did Ohio
minimum wage increase in 2020? What do employment attorneys think about this
year’s wage and hour issues? What can I do if my paycheck is short? Can my boss
make me do non-tipped work and still pay me at the tipped wage rate?
Happy New Year from The Spitz Law Firm! As of January 1, 2020, minimum wage
increased in Ohio for non-tipped employees, from $8.55 to $8.70 per hour!
Tipped employees’ base pay increased in the new year as well, from $4.30 to
$4.35 an hour. For workers under the age of 16, the minimum wage did not
change, it stayed at $7.25 per hour, which is the Federal Minimum wage.
The New Year represents a
variety of things for so many people. Maybe for some it is a fresh start, or
Discrimination Attorney Answers: How Has the #MeToo movement
impacted the workplace? Can an employer not hire women to avoid sexual harassment
claims? Can my male boss refuse to socialize with female employees but only do
happy hour with the boys?
I was just interviewed by WOIO news regarding one of our sexual harassment, gender discrimination, and wrongful termination cases. (Watch the interview here). The reporter asked a very interesting question, was the egregious acts of sexual harassment uncommon? I thought for a moment and had to respond that given the large volume of these cases that our employment discrimination attorneys handle every day, unfortunately, this is not uncommon. There are a lot of really shitty bosses, managers, and supervisors out