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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

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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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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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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: Can I sue because my boss plays favorites at work? Can the owner of the company promote his unqualified son or daughter over me for a position that I earned? What is Nepotism? What should I do if my supervisor calls me the n-word? Is Nepotism Illegal?When looking at whether or not Nepotism is illegal or not, we need to look at what could make nepotism illegal (if anything at all can). What is surprising, is that nepotism may be more common than we think- but being replaced by another person's family member begs the question: is nepotism illegal?One of our employment lawyers’ all-time favorite shows is The Office.  Our attorneys are always quoting lines and talking about various episodes.  I am probably not alone

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