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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 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

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Best Ohio Overtime Pay Attorney Answer: Can I sue my employer for not paying me overtime? Is it a problem if I work different hours every week but my pay is always the same? I’m an hourly employee but I never get paid overtime, what can I do? Is my boss breaking the law by not paying overtime? Can a company not pay you for overtime? Does my job have to give me a lunch break? Is It Legal For A Company To Not Pay Overtime?I love food. Who doesn’t? I’m not a picky eater by any means, and I love to try new dishes and go to new restaurants. Although it is concerning when a particular restaurant serves their dishes at almost unbelievably low prices. What is wrong with it? Is the food bad? Is there something defective about the dishes? As an employment attorney one of the first

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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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What Is The Cat’s Paw Theory Of Liability?Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: What can I do if a racist manager lied about my performance to get me fired? Can my supervisor lie about me to get me in trouble if I reject his sexual advances? Do I have a wrongful termination claim if the owner that fired me didn’t know my evaluations were lies in retaliation for reporting a supervisor’s discriminatory acts? Can I sue if another coworker convinces my boss I should be fired?Employees sometimes come to The Spitz Law Firm concerned whether they can sue their employer or not because their direct supervisor, who had no power otherwise, convinced their unwitting boss to fire them for a racist or discriminatory reason. Although this is an issue that our employment

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I was fired today after I reported dangerous conditions to HR.

Best Ohio No Competition Contract Lawyer Reply: What can my former boss do if I violate my non-compete agreement? What could happen to me if I violate if a violate my covenant not to compete by going to work for a competitor? How do I get out of my non-compete contract?“What the hell did I agree to?” Most new employees, likely very happy to have a new job with a world of growth and potential in front of them, will sign anything. These include non-compete agreements, covenants not to compete, no competition contract, non-solicitation agreements, contracts to limit or prevent your ability to file lawsuit against the employer, and many other interesting provisions or agreements. Employers, backed by their team of high priced employment lawyers, have drafted a whole bunch of documents

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