Various laws and regulations protect workers in Ohio and across the United States from discrimination, harassment, wrongful termination, and other types of illegal employer conduct. However, many workers are unaware of their rights and could thus be taken advantage of by their employers. As a worker in Ohio, it’s essential that you familiarize yourself with labor and employment issues that control your relationship with your employer so that your rights remain protected.
Navigating the modern workplace can be difficult. The employment lawyers at Jones Law Group in Columbus, Ohio are committed to holding your employer accountable for any wrongdoings that have caused you suffering. There are a number of legal issues that can arise on the job, including the following:
At Jones Law Group, we understand that employment and labor issues can cause you a lot of stress. Our experienced attorneys will help to fully enforce state and federal laws that protect you against illegal actions by your employer. We will thoroughly evaluate your case and then decide on an appropriate course of action.
If you’re dealing with any labor or employment issues, an attorney can help bring order to the situation. An attorney can assist you in filing a complaint with the appropriate agency and help you provide proof of the alleged violation. At Jones Law Group, we help clients resolve employment disputes in Columbus and throughout Ohio. Call (614) 545-9998 or contact us online to schedule a free initial consultation with our team.
File a complaint with the appropriate agency. For example, if you’ve been discriminated against based on religion, race, sex, or national origin, you should file a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).
When filing a claim, be prepared to provide your name, address, and telephone number as well as that of your employer. You’ll also need to describe the incidents in detail and provide the dates when the violations occurred.
After you file your claim, the administrative agency will investigate the incident. During the investigation, the agency may visit your workplace, conduct interviews, and request additional information from you. Mediation can also be provided if you and your employer are willing to discuss the incident.
If the administrative agency determines that discrimination has occurred, you will receive compensation. If the agency is unable to resolve the charges, you can sue your employer. Be sure to contact an attorney who specializes in employment and labor issues if you decide to file a lawsuit.
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