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If I’m being harassed, should I quit my job?
If you’re being harassed at work, your first response should not be to quit your job.
Do I have a sexual harassment case?
There are two kinds of sexual harassment; “quid pro quo” harassment, which is the request for sexual favors in return for a job or a job advancement, and then what’s known as “hostile environment” harassment, which is simply unwanted comments, jokes, and conduct that makes it difficult for the employee to perform their job.
Do I have a hostile environment case?
Hostile environment usually refers to sexual harassment of some kind, or jokes, conduct, comments, that are offensive and that make it more difficult for you to perform your job.
What should I do if I’m being harassed at work?
If you’re being harassed at work, the first thing you should do is tell the person who’s harassing you that you want them to stop.
What is employment discrimination?
Employment discrimination is when an employer refuses to hire a person or treats a person differently, adversely, because of a characteristic that person has, for example, race, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation.
Do I have a pregnancy discrimination case?
It’s illegal to discriminate against an employee because she’s pregnant, under federal law and most state laws.
Do I have a disability discrimination case?
If you do have a disability, which is defined as an impairment that affects a major life function, then you have a right to have an accommodation from your employer, as long as that accommodation is reasonable and not overly burdensome to your employer.
Non-Compete Agreement Questions
Is my non-compete enforceable?
In Ohio, and Kentucky, and most states, non-compete agreements are generally enforceable to the extent that they’re reasonable.
Can they make me sign a non-compete?
In Ohio, and many states, the answer to that question is probably yes.
How does the FMLA work?
The FMLA stands for the Family and Medical Leave Act, which was passed several years ago to protect employees who have serious health conditions or who have to deal with family members that have serious health conditions.
Can I be fired while I’m off work for an injury?
If you’re fired when you’re off work for an injury, you may have a claim for illegal employment discrimination.
What should I do if my FMLA is over and I’m not ready to return to work?
The Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA, gives employees up to 12 weeks of unpaid leave to deal with their own serious health condition or that of a family member. After 12 weeks, if you’re not ready to return to work, you may have some options.
Can I be fired for missing work because a family member is sick?
The Family and Medical Leave Act protects employees from being fired for caring for a seriously ill family member.
Do I have a whistleblower case?
If your employer is defrauding the government, charging the government for things that it shouldn’t be charging the government for, then you may have a whistleblower case.
What should I do if my employer is breaking the law?
First, you need to check and try to be sure that what’s happening is really illegal.
Other Employment Law Questions
How do I find an employment lawyer?
The most important thing about finding an employment lawyer is to find a lawyer who really has experience with employment law.
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Can I be fired for a reason that is false?
Generally, you can be fired for a reason that is false.
What is a reasonable accommodation under the ADA?
The Americans with Disabilities Act requires employers to provide reasonable accommodations to disabled employees to permit those employees to do their job, or to do their jobs more easily.