Legal Question in Workers Comp in Ohio

My employer has not fired me but has stop pen scheduling me despite giving everyone else hours I have not requested time off am I protected to get hours or at least be fired so I may collect unemployment

Asked on 6/15/12, 7:49 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

John Sauter Cloppert, Latanick, Sauter & Washburn

Without additional facts its impossible to know your exact employment status, but if you're an hourly employee, odds are you're considered an at-will employee. In this country at-will employees have very few rights.

If you employer is not scheduling you because of your age (40+), color, religion, national origin, sex, disability or veterans status, then you fall into a protected class. If not, it may be time to seek employment with an employer would will give you more hours.

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Answered on 6/15/12, 8:12 am


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