I am happy to do both for our standard consultation fee, which is under $300. Please call Freking & Betz at 513-721-1975 and ask to be set up for a consultation with me as soon as possible. You likely have ony 21 days to decide whether to sign the agreement.
Your employer is probably required to provide any reasonable accommodation of your cancer under Ohio and/or federal law. You may also be eligible for FMLA leave, depending mostly on your time with the company, number of hours of worked this year, and your employer's size. Disability accommodations and medical leave are very complicated areas of the law. You need to consult with an experienced employment attorney immediately so that you know what your right to work is under these circumstances....
It is unlawful for an employer in Ohio to terminate you because of a disability, and diabetes is generally condiered to be a disability. However, you have a limited amount of time to preserve some of your potential legal claims. You need to consult with an employment attorney immediately.
Elizabeth S. Loring, Esq.
Freking & Betz LLC
525 Vine Street, 6th Floor
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Pressuring a coworker or subordinate to socialize can be considered sexual harassment, particularly if there are sexual or romantic intentions on the part of the harasser. This is true regardless of whether the victim is a temporary employee or even employed by an outside staffing agency. Terminating someone because they won't engage in that kind of socialization could violate federal and Ohio discrimination laws. You should encourage the temp workers to inform Human Resources if they feel...
Unfortunately, it sounds as if you will have to have your doctor resubmit the paperwork. You should do so quickly, as you likely only have a short window of time to resubmit. If you have further problems or are terminated, you should seek the advice of an employment attorney.
The situation you describe is very complex. If you are terminated becuase you cannot physcially do only 5% of your job, is is quite possible that they are not accommodating you as they should under the Americans with Disabilities Act. You need to consult with an experienced employment attorney as soon as possible if you believe you may be terminated. Feel free to contact my office for a consultation with me.
Elizabeth S. Loring, Esq.
Freking & Betz, LLC
525 Vine St., 6th Floor
In Ohio in most private contexts, statements are defamatory if they are untrue and negligently or maliciously made. However, pursuing a lawsuit against a private individual making low wages as a secret shopper may not be worth the trouble. You would also have a difficult time quantifying in money damages how much your reputation is damaged if this did not result in a termination or demotion. Your best bet is probably to rebut the allegations internally in writing with a copy of the security...