Ohio Recognizes Public Policy Tort for Workers Compensation Retaliation in Limited Circumstances

Ohio has a specific statute against workers' compensation retaliation- R.C. 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. In Bickers v. W. & S....

Firing an employee? Tell them! (don't Milton the termination)

Office Space is one of the great movies about the modern workplace. One of its key plot lines involves sad sack employee Milton Waddams, who mumbles through the movie about his missing stapler and ever-moving desk. Amazingly, the company had laid off Milton years earlier without anyone telling him. When...