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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 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 Lawyer Answer: Can I sue my supervisor directly for sexually harassing me at work? Can I sue both my manager and my company for gender and race discrimination? How can I hold the owner of the company that I work at directly response for calling me the n-word and wrongfully firing me? As regular readers of our employment lawyers’ blog (we appreciate you the best), the primary antiemployment discrimination law in Ohio is R.C. § 4112.02(A) which makes it illegal for an “employer” to harass, or discriminate against an employee based on their race/color, religion, gender/sex, national origin, age, or disability. The federal version is found at Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Just who is an employer? It seems like such a simple question. You might

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Top Pregnancy Discrimination Attorney Answers: Can my manager fire or demote me for using a breast pump at work? Does my employer have to accommodate my need to pump breast milk after I have a baby? What can I do if my employer fired me for pumping? It is often said there is nothing stronger than a mother’s love, and that a mother will do anything for her child. Well, in the case of nurse Susan Van Son, anything included smuggling a breast pump piece by piece into the prison where she worked. Why would a dedicated employee go to such extremes? Simple, because the only alternative her employer provided her was to pump in the public bathroom outside of the prison’s security checkpoint. Van Son decided to take radical action to avoid pumping in a smelly, cold, public bathroom.

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Best Pregnancy Discrimination Attorney Reply: What can I do after being fired for being pregnant? Can I be forced to take FMLA early during my pregnancy? Can I sue for wrongful termination if my boss fired me after he finds out that I am pregnant? There are two words that change your life more than any other, “I’m pregnant.” From that point forward, there is no I, just we. What you eat and drink, a woman shares with her baby. All life plans shift to focus on what you will do when the baby arrives. And, the name that you’ve been called all your life, well that doesn’t matter anymore because your new name is going to be mommy. But, not everything should change when a woman gets pregnant. A working woman’s ability to continue to work as long as she wants should not change at

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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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