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What is an employee’s right to medical leave under the ADA? Ohio Disability Discrimination Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

Employers must consider employees’ right to medical leave as a reasonable accommodation and cannot have rigid, inflexible leave policies. In 2016, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) released guidance regarding employees’ right to medical leave under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The main takeaway should be this – employers’ who have rigid, inflexible… Read More »

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Can my employer issue points or occurrences for medical leave? Ohio ADA Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

Employers cannot have rigid attendance policies that discipline employees for medical-related absences. If your employer has an attendance policy that issues points or occurrences for medical leave or medical-related absences, you need to speak with our Ohio ADA lawyers immediately. Depending on the size of your employer, the length of your employment, and other factors,… Read More »

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Can my employer refuse my return to work unless I have no restrictions? Disability Discrimination Attorneys

By Matthew Coffman |

Employers cannot require employees to have no restrictions or be 100% healed to return to work. Contact our Ohio Employment Discrimination Attorneys. Many employers refuse to allow employees to return to work unless the employees submit paperwork that they can work with no restrictions restrictions, are 100% healed, or obtain a full work release. However,… Read More »

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What if I need medical leave beyond my FMLA leave? Ohio ADA Discrimination Attorneys

By Matthew Coffman |

If you need extended medical leave from work, contact our Ohio ADA Discrimination Attorneys to discuss your rights. An employee’s need for medical leave generally triggers the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) (if applicable) and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). More information about an employee’s right to FMLA leave can be found on our… Read More »

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What is my employer’s obligation to provide a reasonable accommodation?

By Matthew Coffman |

Our Ohio ADA Attorney will ensure you are treated fairly in the accommodation process. As Ohio ADA attorneys who regularly represent employees in ADA cases, employees must understand that their employers must provide them with reasonable accommodations. A recent opinion by the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals delves into an employer’s duty to accommodate… Read More »

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Are you experiencing disability discrimination at work? Ohio Disability Discrimination Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

Our Ohio Disability Discrimination Lawyers protect employees from discrimination at work. As Ohio disability discrimination lawyers, We think it’s important that employees know their rights when it comes to disability discrimination. Both Ohio and federal law protect individuals with physical or mental impairments from disability discrimination in their employment. Under the Americans with Disabilities Act… Read More »

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