Ohio Questions and Answers

Did my supervisor violate my privacy under Hipaa and FMLA?
In confidence I shared my medical condition with my manager who in turn googled this and told co-workers based on her "research" I was capable of working - no testing was available to diagnosis. My FM...
1 answer  |  asked Oct 11, 2013 11:19 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

how can i get out of a non compete
forced to sign a non compete when hired 2 years ago. since they they over hire and I am not making a decent living. Also forced to work 47 hours a week for straight commission..meaning on a slow day I...
2 answers  |  asked Oct 7, 2013 1:24 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Rehire and smoking policy enforcement
I started working at a large corporation beginning in 2008. I was laid off in June 2013 due to department downsizing. They have asked me to come back as an on calll position, I have met with my manage...
2 answers  |  asked Aug 24, 2013 11:42 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

wrongfully terminated by united steel workers steel factory because of possible discriminationbipo
Terminated by employer of 15 years 4 months. Possibly over mental health issues, bipolar,. Misrepresentation by union usw, negligent to advise me of all availabe options. Under Family Doctor and VA Py...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 11, 2013 1:02 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Wage overpaymeny by State of Ohio
I was State of Ohio employee in 2007, overpaid by $12,000 during course of year due to "glitch" in newly installed pay system, "OAKS". Attny General's office requesting to be repaid in full plus inter...
1 answer  |  asked Aug 2, 2013 12:56 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Can an employer hire an employee for a policy violation which is not enforced equally to everyone?
I was recently fired from the Department of Youth Services for policy violations which are not followed by other employees. Do I have any rights for following common practice instead of written policy...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 30, 2013 07:17 AM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

can you be fired for asking for safe working conditions and your pay stub
i work in Ky. I am the production lead for our company. I was approached my the employees on the floor about unsafe work conditions and not receiving any record at all for 3 months or more for our pay...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 25, 2013 1:45 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

If im moved to a higher postion that is a higher pay level can they not pay me?
I was moved to customer service and was told that I will get a pay increase from being a cashier. I was told that i will get it after minimum wage increase in jan 1st. I was told after minimum wage in...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 15, 2013 5:14 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

I sold a business, and may face non compete litigation soon
I sold a business based in PA which sold medical alarms over the internet. The buyer is based in Ohio. As part of the sale agreement there is a 5 year non-compete provision. 1 year after signing, I wa...
1 answer  |  asked Jun 8, 2013 4:54 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

Pellegrino v. Robert Half International, Inc.
I have been task with ensuring our current pay practices are in-line with the current FLSA regulations. My organization has notice that there have been some talks lately in regards to how employers pa...
1 answer  |  asked May 15, 2013 3:53 PM [EST]  |  applies to Ohio

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