Ohio Questions and Answers

My employer recently asked coworkers to report potential FMLA abuse. Can this be considered work place retaliation and potentially create a hostile workplace for those with legit FMLA status.
Recent section of a memo from my employer. "Moreover, employees who misuse FMLA are hurting their coworkers. Misuse of FMLA forces other employees to work additional hours and/or on days that they wer...
1 answer  |  asked Jul 3, 2020 08:10 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Am I stuck in a non-compete agreement?
I am stuck in a non-compete contract that I was forced to sign. I worked for over twenty years in a small family owned business in Ohio. I obtained a college degree while employed there in anticipatio...
1 answer  |  asked May 23, 2020 06:54 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I am stuck in a non-compete contract that I was forced to sign. I worked for over twenty years in a small family owned business in Ohio. I obtained a college degree while employed there in anticipation of needing it when the family decided to close the bu
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1 answer  |  asked May 23, 2020 06:53 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I was laid off for a mass layoff/buyout due to covid 19 and entered the 2000180 code into the Ohio Job and Family Services Claim. My employer recently paid me for my unused vacation time for three weeks and will also give me a lump sum severance based off
I was laid off for a mass layoff/buyout due to covid 19 and entered the 2000180 code into the the Ohio Job and Family Services Claim. My employer recently paid me for my unused vacation time for three...
1 answer  |  asked May 19, 2020 11:14 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Is it true that Ohio residents over 65 and terrified of a high risk job (dentistry) do not have to return to work and can stay on unemployment. For how long.
Dental hygiene— high risk of contracting disease due to aerosol spray
1 answer  |  asked May 1, 2020 04:19 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

yes my work is deeming them selves an essential business during this crisis which wtih me and all of my coworkes dont agree with that statment. On top of that statement there is no really action be taken to ensure the safety of us, they are pushing the bi
thats about all i got
1 answer  |  asked Mar 23, 2020 8:26 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

My boss gave me my paycheck and I cashed it and it bounced now he won't give me my next paycheck because I cashed the one that bounced is that allowed I need my money my bill are over due due to this what should I do
My boss gave me my paycheck and it bounced we have sence received another paycheck and I never received one because I cashed the one that bounced is he allowed to not pay me bacaused my last one bounc...
1 answer  |  asked Mar 19, 2020 12:10 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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

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