Employment

Employers, Employees and COVID-19 Vaccinations

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Employers, Employees and COVID-19 Vaccinations

On May 29, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued guidance regarding permissible actions of employers vis-a-vis employees in connection with requiring COVID-19 vaccinations and the offering of incentives. As indicated in an earlier advisory, employers can require on-site employees to receive the COVID-19 vaccination subject to certain religious and medical accommodations. Employers can also require that employees provide […]

Employers Watch Your Mail; New Ohio Law Encourages Tidal Wave of Litigation

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Employers Watch Your Mail; New Ohio Law Encourages Tidal Wave of Litigation

Ohio’s new employment discrimination law, the Employment Law Uniformity Act (the “Act”) took effect April 15, 2021. This law (House Bill 352) has already created a landslide of new employment lawsuits chiefly because the statute of limitations for the filing of employment discrimination claims has been reduced from 6 to 2 years. To counterbalance this reduced statute of limitations, the […]

Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccines

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Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccines

Employers can mandate that employees be vaccinated for COVID-19 with certain caveats. In implementing a mandatory vaccine policy, the employer must: Accommodate the sincerely held religious beliefs of any employee pursuant to Title VII of the Civil Rights Act; and Accommodate the medical condition and/or disability of any employee under the Americans With Disabilities Act […]

Amendments to Ohio Civil Rights Statute Chapter 4112 – What Employers Need to Know

Amendments to Ohio Civil Rights Statute Chapter 4112 – What Employers Need to Know

On January 12, 2021, Governor Mike DeWine signed into law Ohio HB 352 amending the Ohio Civil Rights statutes, Chapter 4112 of the Revised Code. The amendments will go into effect April 13, 2021. The amendments to the Ohio Civil Rights statutes address and clarify a number of issues that are relevant to employers of four or more employees. The […]

Congratulations New Weston Hurd Partner Joshua Miklowski

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Congratulations New Weston Hurd Partner Joshua Miklowski

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that JOSHUA M. MIKLOWSKI has been named a Partner of the Firm. Josh focuses his practice on insurance defense, insurance coverage, employment, and commercial litigation matters. Before joining Weston Hurd as an Associate in 2017, Josh served as career law clerk to U.S. District Judge Lesley Wells, asbestos […]

Weston Hurd Recognized in U.S. News/Best Lawyers® as a 2021 “Best Law Firm”

Weston Hurd Recognized in U.S. News/Best Lawyers® as a 2021 “Best Law Firm”

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that its Cleveland and Columbus offices are recognized in the U.S. News/Best Lawyers® 2021 “Best Law Firms” list in both national and metropolitan categories. According to U.S. News/Best Lawyers®, achieving a “Best Law Firms” ranking involves a rigorous evaluation process that includes the collection of client and lawyer evaluations as […]

EIGHT WESTON HURD ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED IN THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA© 2021

EIGHT WESTON HURD ATTORNEYS RECOGNIZED IN THE BEST LAWYERS IN AMERICA© 2021

Weston Hurd LLP is pleased to announce that eight attorneys have been selected for recognition in The Best Lawyers in America 2021, the only purely peer-review™ guide to the legal profession. According to Best Lawyers®, inclusion is based on “…a rigorous peer-review survey comprising more than 9.4 million confidential evaluations by top attorneys.” Congratulations to the following Weston […]

Coronavirus Employment FAQs

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Coronavirus Employment FAQs

Employers and employees are trying to figure out how the new emergency laws and statewide orders apply to their situation. Here are some frequently asked questions. Presently, Ohio is under a statewide stay-at-home order unless you are an essential business. These questions apply to employees who are working. This means essential employees of essential businesses. […]