Ohio has a specific statute against workers' compensation
4123.90 . It prohibits an employer from retaliating against an employee who
files a claim, or institutes, pursues, or testifies in any proceeding under the
workers' compensation act.
v. W. & S....
Five months ago, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Republican
lawmakers pushed through Senate Bill 5, restricting public employees'
collective bargaining rights, banning them from striking and requiring them to
pay a larger share of their health care costs and pension contributions. But
Last summer, an Ohio appellate court concluded that retaliation against
employees who raise concerns over fire safety violates a clear public policy
generally favoring fire safety in the workplace. Last week, the Ohio Supreme
Court took away the employee's victory, and provides ammunition for...
It's no secret that Ohio's age discrimination statute is a hot mess . The statute has four different ways a plaintiff can file an age claim against an employer, each with a different statute of limitations and available remedies. What's more, the statute requires that the plaintiff elect...
One repeat question that I seem to receive is whether employees have a right to see their personnel files. At least in Ohio, the answer is “no”—with three key exceptions:
Medical Records. Ohio Revised Code 4113.23(A) provides employees access to their own medical records from...
Earlier this summer, I reported on Hauser v. City of Dayton , which I hoped would answer the question of whether Ohio’s employment discrimination statute still provided for individual liability for managers and supervisors.
Last week, the Court issued its ruling in Hauser , and, disappointingly...