Ohio Questions and Answers

can a privately owned company implement pay cuts without employee agreement to take the pay cut?
There is not a contract after the first year of employment for pay amount, but they were given only a 30 day notice of the pay cut, basically handed a piece of paper saying 'here's your new pay rate'....
1 answer  |  asked Dec 9, 2019 08:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

A former employee has went to EEOC for wrongful termination due to her having a disability. The employee provided a doctors note that stated she had ADHD, but it did not describe the diagnosis as severely impacting a major life activity (work) and she did
A former employee has went to EEOC for wrongful termination due to her having a disability. The employee provided a doctors note that stated she had ADHD three months after she was employed, but it di...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 30, 2019 07:43 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Have I been terminated “for cause” if I turn in a two weeks notice and am immediately walked out?
Almost one year ago, I accepted a new position within my company and was relocated out of state. One of the stipulations was that I had to sign a relocation agreement stating that I would pay back the...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 21, 2019 11:35 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Rights to require the company to honor my hiring offer/agreement despite a policy change?
I am an Ohio resident and approximately eight years ago I was hired as an out-of-state full-time telework employee. The only difference, between my hiring and that of my coworkers, is that I work out ...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 19, 2019 4:03 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I'm in Ohio and I signed a workman's compensation settlement and release agreement. After going through the EEOC I have found out that I have retaliation charges against my employer. Can I sue my employer even though I signed the workman's comp release?
I signed a workman's compensation release paper. I asked my workman's comp lawyer was this normal release agreement. He said yes! I end up finding out later after looking through evidence and going th...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 22, 2019 10:59 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Reduction in pay for employee who never schedule back
We are a very small business. Here’s my situation: I hired a new employee. One of my tenured employees came in on a weekend (I did pay them both)to help her get comfortable/train, etc before her sta...
1 answer  |  asked Apr 12, 2019 06:01 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

How quickly do I have to pay back relocation expenses?
I relocated for my position and my company paid relocation expenses. I have worked there for over one year, but less than two years, so according to the agreement, if I leave before the two-year mark,...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 28, 2019 8:05 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Is there a statute of limitations on tuition reimbursement requests?
If I left a company 15 months ago, and they are now asking me to pay back a tuition repayment agreement - is that enforceable? They paid an amount per year to me, I signed a repayment agreement, but w...
1 answer  |  asked Feb 26, 2019 06:31 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can my former employer sue me for collecting unemployment?
i was alerted by my former employer that she is taking me to small claims court and suing me for collecting unemployment after being fired. is this legal?
1 answer  |  asked Jan 1, 2019 11:53 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I had brought (explicit)reading material to work, and left it behind by accident. Today I was fired for Sexual harrasment. I showed this material to no one.
I apparently left behind some explicit materials at my work, and someone forwarded then to Human resources and I today was fired for sexual harrasment.
1 answer  |  asked Dec 11, 2018 2:44 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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