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Best Ohio Race Discrimination Lawyer Reply: What is Juneteenth and why does it matter? What can I do if I was fired because I’m black? How do I report racial harassment at workplace? To many people, including employers, Juneteenth is something new. Many, including bosses and supervisors, believe that Juneteenth is a recent creation that is arising from the new focus on race discrimination following the murder of George Floyd and the Black Lives Matter protests that followed. It is not. In reality, Juneteenth is the oldest commemoration of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Many people incorrectly believe that June 19 was the day that President Abraham Lincoln made his   Emancipation Proclamation, but that was actually on January 1, 1863. It then took two

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Best Ohio Race Discrimination Attorney Answer: How can we fight modern day racism in the workplace? How can we put a stop to racism and spread equity? What should I do if I think I’m being discriminated against at work because I’m Black? Can I be fired for reporting racial discrimination and harassment to HR? We are angry. Hurt. At a loss for words. It is 2020, how could an African American man get shot on his morning jog? How, as Americans, can we allow a modern-day lynching to occur before our eyes? For those who fight for justice and equity, Ahmaud Abery’s death hurts. It seems like all of the progress we’ve fought for throughout the years is somehow erased. Our Lawyers at The Spitz Law Firm send our deepest condolences and sympathy to the family members and loved ones

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Best Ohio Race Discrimination Lawyer Reply: Can I report race discrimination if I am an administrative or executive officer? How do I report racial discrimination as a manager or supervisor? Can I be fired for reporting racial discrimination to Human Resources (HR)? What can I do if my colleague keeps using racial slurs at work? Can my boss talk about my junk? One of the race discrimination and sexual harassment cases that our employment discrimination lawyers recently filed made the news. You can read the article about case here. You can also read the employment discrimination and wrongful termination lawsuit that our attorneys filed in Texas here.Download At work, you expect to be treated with basic respect - the same as anyone else. Whether you're full-time, part-time,

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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Lawyers And Top Coronavirus Employment Law Attorneys Answer: Can I sue for racial harassment while working at home because of the Coronavirus? Is it race discrimination for my boss to make racist comments during a video conference calls during the COVID-19 crisis? How do I get coworkers to stop sending me racially offensive emails and racist text messages? Our employment attorneys have been blogging non-stop about all employment law things Coronavirus, from the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) impact on the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA“) and COVID-19 Workers’ Compensation claims to wrongful termination claims. (See Can I Sue For FMLA Interference Before I’m Eligible?; Is Coronavirus Covered By Workers’

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Best Ohio Coronavirus Employment Law Attorneys and Top FMLA Lawyers Answer: Do I have a wrongful termination claim if my employer fired me to prevent me from taking paid leave under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act during the COVID-19 pandemic? Can my employer fire me for asking about FMLA? Can I be fired for scheduling FMLA leave before I am eligible for an upcoming medical procedure that will occur after I become eligible? Can my job fire me before I use FMLA for the birth of my child? No doubt about it, life can come at you fast. Sometimes you don’t even see it coming. On the other hand, sometimes there are events on the horizon that you know are coming and can plan for. Fortunately, the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) covers both situations. The

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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: Can my employer lay me off because of the Coronavirus? Is my employer allowed to lay off older employees because of Covid-19? Are there steps my employer must take to lay off employees? Can my boss lay off Black or women employees first? Laid Off Because Of Coronavirus? Unfortunately, our employment attorneys are once again coming to you, our loyal readers, to discuss a less than happy topic. There is no doubt about it. The Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic has had an incredible impact on our daily lives. In fact, as our lawyers are writing this blog, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine has issued a shelter in place order or stay at home order. Our regular readers know that The Spitz Law Firm has been tracking the impact of Covid-19, and

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