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Best Ohio Religious Discrimination Attorney Answer: Can my boss force me to cut my hair to comply with the company’s look policy and to get a promotion even though it is against my religious beliefs? What can I do if it’s against my religious beliefs to shave my beard, but my manager is forcing me to do it anyways? Can I get an accommodation to keep my long hair for religious reasons? I love whenever I see a United Parcel Service (UPS) truck outside of my house. It usually means my package has arrived, or better yet, a present. Boy, do I like presents. I look forward to the big brown truck parking in the street outside of my house, and a friendly delivery man placing my package on my doorstep. On average, UPS delivers roughly 15.8 million packages each day. That’s a lot of

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Best Race Discrimination Lawyers Reply: What should I do if I reported racial harassment to HR and nothing is being done about it? Does my company have to stop race discrimination and harassment by coworkers that is creating a hostile work environment? What type of attorney do I need if I was wrongfully fired today in retaliation for reporting race and religious discrimination to management?Unfortunately, hatred and discrimination seem to be making a comeback as acceptable conduct in this country. Let me be perfectly clear, this is not about the side of the isle that someone stands on; it is about the side of the line between right and wrong that they choose to stand on. Hatred, discrimination, and prejudice is a disease that will spread if left to its own power. It is not enough to not

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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 Religious Discrimination Attorneys Reply: Can my boss make me take off my hijab at work because my co-workers are uncomfortable? Can my job prevent me from wearing religious items? Does my employer have to grant my request for a reasonable accommodation for my religion?One of the best things about living in America is the ability and freedom to pursue what we want, to be who we want to be, and to worship how we want to worship (or not). Our country is a society built on freedom. There are so many important rights that are afforded to us as Americans, but perhaps none is more important than our right to freedom of religion. It’s a right guaranteed by the First Amendment to the Constitution to every American. The highest law in the land. It prevents our government from forcing

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Best Ohio Religious Discrimination Attorney Answers: Can I sue if my co-workers harass me about my religion and call me a terrorist because I’m Muslim? My supervisor tells me I cannot wear my Muslim religious attire; what can I do? I was fired today because I’m Jewish; do I need a lawyer?When someone talks about discrimination it is usually about discrimination based on traits, such as race/color, gender/sex, national origin, and age. These are traits that a person cannot really change about themselves. These traits are also highly visible. For some reason lines often get blurred when it comes to religious discrimination. This is because unlike race, color, national origin, birth gender or age, religion is not necessarily a trait that an individual is born with, and it is trait

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