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Top Employment Discrimination Attorneys Answer: What is the best way to get a religious accommodation at work? Can I be fired for asking for a religious accommodation from my employer? Can my employer force me to work on the Sabbath? All employees are protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and, in Ohio under R.C. § 4112.02(A), from being discriminated against or retaliated against by their employers on the basis of their race/color, religion, gender/sex, national origin, age, or disability. These employment laws make it unlawful for employers to use one of these protected characteristics in making decisions regarding hiring, promotion, wrongful discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. In addition,

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Best Employment Discrimination Attorney Reply: How do I get an accommodation at work for my disability? What is the interactive process? Is working from home a reasonable disability accommodation from my job?   Our employment discrimination lawyers frequently meet with employees that have a disability or serious injury that are having problems getting their boss or manager to approve accommodation requests at work. Some of the major concerns that employees frequent voice is that they don’t know how to get a work accommodation for their disability; and don’t understand how to a disability claim is established. Another issue that many employees ask about is whether working from home can be an accommodation. To best understand these issues, we will talk about to how disability

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Best Ohio National Origin Discrimination Attorney Answer: Can I be fired because I have an accent? Do I have a claim if my boss makes fun of me and harasses me because of my accent? Can my manager treat me differently based on my country of origin or ethnic background? What do I do if I was wrongfully terminated? Are National Origin discrimination cases “worth it”?  People ask me all the time what it’s like being an employment discrimination attorney. This question is almost always followed by, “you must have some crazy stories,” or “you’ve probably seen the worst of the worst bosses.” Yes, and yes. However, I’m seldom asked about the most exciting and best part of my job as an employment law lawyer-which is meeting some truly interesting people. Client interaction

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Best Employment Attorneys’ Answer: Do I have to pay taxes on my race discrimination lawsuit? Should I report my gender and disability discrimination settlement to the IRS? Can I avoid paying taxes on the jury’s verdict on my sexual harassment claims? “Nothing is certain except death and taxes.” We have all heard this before and most of us have probably uttered this phrase once or twice. What most of don’t know is that this unfortunate truism has a long history in our country. It origins are found in a 1789 letter, in which Benjamin Franklin, who you may have heard of, penned that “Our new Constitution is now established, and has an appearance that promises permanency; but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Now, as a bit of a history

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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Lawyer Reply: How much is an employment lawsuit worth? Is it worth it to sue my old job for wrongfully firing me? What should I do if my boss is discriminating me at work because I’m a black woman? As our employment discrimination attorneys are always blogging about, under both the federal Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Ohio’s R.C. § 4112.02(A) employees are protected from discrimination in the work place based on their race/color, religion, gender/sex, national origin, age, and disability. (See What Can I Do About Racist Customers? I Need The Top Race Discrimination Lawyers In Ohio!; Can My Boss Discriminate Against Me When I Get Pregnant? I Need The Top Lawyer In Ohio For Pregnancy Discrimination!;,and I Was Passed Up For A

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Best Age Discrimination Attorney Answer: Are there any laws that protect against age discriminatory hiring practices? Can a company post a job for applicants under a certain age? Can I sue for employment discrimination in the hiring process? So, they say that age is only a number. Tell that to many discriminatory employers who count every year of the ages of their employees and applicants to make sure that that have a younger workforce. These employers would readily trade experience that comes with age for the perception of more energy or a potentially longer tenure from younger employees, which given how many millennials don’t work very hard and jump from job to job is quite a funny misconception by these employers. At The Spitz Law Firm, LLC, our employment discrimination lawyers

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