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Best Ohio Coronavirus Employment Attorney Answer: Can my boss make me come to work during the COVID-19 pandemic? Can I be fired for speaking out against unsafe working conditions during the Coronavirus epidemic? What does the company I work for have to do if a coworker tests positive for COVID-19? If I was fired today because of the Coronavirus, can I sue for wrongful termination?The Coronavirus pandemic caused millions of Americans to file for unemployment. Employers are cutting wages, furloughing workers, and taking other measures for millions more. Big companies are trying desperately to save money in any way they can, and the American public is paying for it. At this point, per Governor Mike DeWine’s stay at home order, only essential businesses are to continue operating

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Best Ohio Employment Attorney Reply: Can I be forced to come into work for a non-essential business during the Coronavirus outbreak? What businesses are considered essential during the Coronavirus pandemic? Does the company that I work for qualify as an essential business? Does my employer have to abide by the stay-at-home order? Can I be fired for refusing to go to my job if I don’t want to catch the virus?Governor Mike DeWine issued an executive order on March 23, 2020 to compel Ohioans to stay at home unless they are employed or otherwise engaged in an essential work or activity in a hope to reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. This order effectively tells businesses that are deemed non-essential to cease operations and Ohioans should not leave their homes except for a

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Best Ohio Employment Lawyers Insight: What does the Family First Coronavirus Response Act mean for employees? Do I qualify for paid leave under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act? Can I be terminated for using time off under the Family First Coronavirus Response Act? What Is The Family First Coronavirus Response Act?Our attorneys know that our employment law lawyers' blog is beginning to sound a bit narrow, but the news and insight is constantly changing and updating. With that in mind, our lawyers are once again coming to you with Coronavirus (Covid-19) developments on how this pandemic has impacted the law.There is no doubt that Covid-19/Coronavirus pandemic is a tragedy. Cleveland just reported its first death due to Covid-19. The United States death toll has

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Best Ohio Employment Attorney Answer: Can my job make me work at home because of Covid-19 (Coronavirus)? What is the EEOC saying about the Coronavirus? Can my employer fire me if I have a disability, and I get Coronavirus? Can My Boss Make Me Work At Home Because Of The Coronavirus?By now, I am sure that, like our employment lawyers, you are tired of hearing about Covid-19, also known as Coronavirus. Unfortunately, this global pandemic will likely be dominating the news cycles for weeks, if not months, to come. In fact, just this past week, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine ordered that all bars and restaurants be closed to dine-in customers. In doing so, Ohio joins five other states that have taken similar precautions. Governor DeWine then directed all employees to shelter

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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Answer: Can I take time off work to care for my grandparents during the Coronavirus pandemic? Am I allowed to miss work to care for my nieces and nephews if my sister has tested positive for Coronavirus? How do I take unpaid medical leave? Is my employer allowed to fire me for taking FMLA leave?In the face of a global pandemic and the rapid spread of COVID-19 or the Coronavirus, the world of employment needs to be prepared to make some changes. This isn’t just in reference to every companies’ policies regarding health and wellness, as discussed in one of our latest lawyer blogs (See: See our constantly updated Coronavirus Blog Home Page), but it is also in reference to the adjustments that will be necessary to adapt the Family and

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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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