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Can my employer terminate me for discussing wages or terms of employment under its confidentiality policy? Columbus Employment Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

An employer cannot have a broad confidentiality policy which calls for discipline or termination of employees who discuss wages, hours, or other terms of employment. Contact our Columbus Employment Attorneys today! Many employers have a confidentiality policy which prohibits employees from openly discussing terms of their employment, including wages and hours. However, such broad confidentiality provisions… Read More »

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Can my employer retaliate against me for being injured at work or filing for workers’ compensation? Ohio Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Attorneys

By Matthew Coffman |

If you have experienced retaliation following a workplace injury, contact our Ohio workers’ compensation retaliation attorneys As an Ohio workers’ compensation retaliation attorneys, I often receive calls when an employee has been retaliated against following a workplace injury when their employer terminates their employment or otherwise retaliates. Workplace injuries can be very costly to employers… Read More »

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What should I do if I’m working in a hostile work environment? Ohio Employment Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

If you believe you are working in a hostile work environment in Ohio, contact our Ohio employment lawyers today. As Ohio employment lawyers, We receive calls nearly every day in which a potential client details what they believe to be a hostile work environment. Oftentimes, however, while the employee may work for a bad/rude… Read More »

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Ohio Disability Discrimination Attorney

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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What if I’m being sexually harassed by my boss or coworker? Ohio Sexual Harassment Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

Sexual harassment is a serious issue. Contact our office to speak with our Ohio Sexual Harassment Lawyers if you believe you have been sexually harassed. Sexual harassment may include unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical harassment of a sexual nature. The harasser may be of the same sex… Read More »

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Ohio Disability Discrimination Attorney

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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What should I do if I’m not hired or fired because of a background check? Ohio Background Check Attorneys

By Matthew Coffman |

Employers who make hiring or firing decisions after conducting a background check must comply with the requirements of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. If you have any questions about your rights regarding background checks, contact our Ohio background check attorneys. Many employers use background checks as part of their hiring/application process, as well as to… Read More »

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Ohio Severance Negotiation Attorney

What should I do if my employer offers me a severance agreement? Ohio Severance Negotiation Attorneys

By Matthew Coffman |

When an employer gives an employee a severance agreement, they should contact an Ohio severance negotiation attorneys to review the agreement and explain their rights. Oftentimes, when an employer terminates an employee’s employment, whether that be because of termination, layoff, or for any other reason, the employer presents the employee with a severance agreement…. Read More »

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Columbus Ohio Employment Attorneys Representing Employees

By Matthew Coffman |

Coffman Legal, LLC are your Columbus Ohio Employment Attorneys for all your legal needs. Our Columbus Ohio Employment Attorneys represent employees in Columbus, Ohio and throughout the State of Ohio in all types of employment matters. If you find yourself with a legal issue related to your employment whether it be the non-payment of wages, overtime, discrimination,… Read More »

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Am I protected from retaliation by my employer? Ohio Retaliation Lawyers

By Matthew Coffman |

The EEOC released new guidance regarding employees’ protection from retaliation at work. Last week, the EEOC issued new guidance regarding employees’ rights to be protected from retaliation at work. A link to the guidance can be found at the bottom of the page. What is employment retaliation? Retaliation at work occurs when an employer… Read More »

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Congratulations 2017 Rising Star Ohio Employment Lawyer

By Matthew Coffman |

Coffman Legal, LLC is pleased to announce that Ohio Employment Lawyer Matthew J.P. Coffman has been named as a 2017 Rising Star Ohio Employment Attorney for the third straight year! Each year, Mr. Coffman strives to be better than the last. Super Lawyers is a rating service of outstanding lawyers who have attained a… Read More »

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