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Can My Employer Fire Me for Filing a Workers' Comp Claim in Ohio

Can My Employer Fire Me for Filing a Workers’ Comp Claim in Ohio?

Barkan Meizlish , July 5, 2019

In a word, no. In reality, it happens. Federal and state laws make it illegal for businesses and their managers to punish employee who file claims for workers’ compensation benefits, Still, injured or ill employees do have reasons to worry about retaliation in the workplace in Ohio. When it occurs, the affected employee has rights […]

Ohio Prevailing Wage Rights Law

Ohio Prevailing Wage Rights Law

Barkan Meizlish , May 10, 2019

What is the Prevailing Wage in Ohio When completing contracted work with the government, most workers, laborers, and skilled tradespeople are entitled to the prevailing wage. Prevailing wages are established by governmental regulatory industries and are determined by the type of trade and occupation for the public works project. If you are working on a […]

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Pay Your Employees’ Workers’ Compensation Claims or Pay Big

Sarah Ingles , May 27, 2019

Injuries at work happen. How employers respond to workplace injuries is the key. As part of workers’ compensation’s no-fault system, injured workers in the state of Ohio need only show that the injury occurred at work or was caused by work activities. To support these claims, Ohio law requires employers with one or more employees […]

Jason Cox Selected to the 2019 CBA Barrister Leadership Program

Jason Cox , January 30, 2019

Barkan Meizlish, LLP is proud to congratulate associate Jason Cox as being one of seventeen (17) young attorneys selected to the 2019 Columbus Bar Association (CBA) Barrister Leadership Program. From January through August each year, the CBA Barrister Leadership Program develops leadership skills, provides networking opportunities with central Ohio legal community leaders, and advises young […]

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