Family Medical Leave Claims

Why Can My Job Fire Me? Understanding “Employment At-Will”

What does “employment at-will” mean? “Employment at-will” is a term used to describe a type of employment relationship where either the employer or the employee can terminate the working relationship at any time, for any reason, and without prior notice. In this...

After Issue 2, Ohioans Are Ready for Clam Baking

While outdoor cooking of shellfish has been legal for decades, Ohio voters are now adding to their palates a new herb. Recreational marijuana becomes legal in Ohio as of December 7, 2023. Medical marijuana has been authorized since 2016, allowing patients who have...

Yes, You Can Be Fired For Refusing To Work: The Tale of Rutledge’s Morning Standoff

Welcome, dear readers, to a compelling discussion in the world of employment law. Today, our disability discrimination and FMLA attorneys delve into the intriguing case of Rutledge v. Board of County Commissioners of Johnson County, Kansas, where an employee’s refusal...

The Cautionary Tale Of A Good Employment Case

As my good friend, Kenny Rodgers, once said, “You’ve got to know when to hold ‘em, know when to fold ‘em, Know when to walk away, know when to run.” There comes a time in most every case when a plaintiff-employee can claim the win by settling the case. The trick is to...

"" "