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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 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 Ohio Disability Discrimination Lawyer Answer: If I was fired today when I gave my manager a doctor’s note to be excused from work, can I sue my employer for wrongful termination? Can the company that I work for fire me for my serious medical condition if I take some a day off for doctor’s appointments? How do I get light duty at work for my injury? As our employment discrimination lawyers have blogged before, the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA“) and R.C. § 4112.02(A) protect employer from being discriminated or retaliated against by their employers on the basis of their actual. (See Is My Job’s No Limitation Policy Legal?; Can I Be Fired For Going To The Doctor? - Call The Right Attorney; and Is It Wrongful Termination To Fire Disabled Workers?). Under these

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Best Ohio Gender Discrimination Lawyer And Top Ohio Disability Employment Attorney Reply: Can my employer be liable for both race and age discrimination? How do I prove religious and national origin discrimination? What should I do if I was fired today because of my disability? Discrimination at work does not always fall neatly into one category. Sometimes employees face more than one type of discrimination. Employment discrimination can be more like a Chinese menu sometime – a little from column A and a little from column B. Let’s say for example you feel that your boss both has a bias against women and against persons with a disability. But how do you show which discrimination ultimately lead to your termination? Under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964,

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Best Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorney Replies: What should I include in my EEOC charge for national origin discrimination claims? What happens to my age discrimination and wrongful termination claims if I don’t file my EEOC charge out right? If my EEOC charge is defective, will it hurt my sexual harassment lawsuit? Many times, when an employee believes that he or she is being harassed or discriminated against by an employer, the employee will pursue a charge of discrimination through the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC“). However, many employees pursue and file these charges without consulting with an attorney first, without knowing the ins-and-outs of what should be in the charge (and what shouldn’t), and without knowing other important

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