Category: Disability Discrimination

What is Mental Illness Discrimination?


There are several ways mental illness discrimination can occur in the workplace, both indirectly and directly. If you are an employee with a mental health condition, you must understand your rights under Ohio and federal law.  While there are legal protections for workers dealing with mental illness, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits companies […]

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Celebrating 31 Years of the ADA


This is crazy to think about, but less than 40 years ago, people with disabilities didn’t really have rights in America. That’s because the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”), which gave a lot of rights to workers with disabilities and people with disabilities in general when it comes to accommodations, was only made 31 years […]

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Can My Job Force Me to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine?


<iframe width=”560″ height=”315″ src=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/UWaKwmZ9tpg” title=”YouTube video player” frameborder=”0″ allow=”accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture” allowfullscreen></iframe> Unless you haven’t been paying attention to the news recently, you know that COVID-19 vaccinations started rolling out recently.  As a result, A lot of people are now asking if their employer can require them to get a vaccination. In […]

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Coronavirus and Discrimination at Work


Lately, it is impossible to turn on the news without hearing about the spread of Coronavirus.  Coronavirus, or COVID-19, has caused Americans and people all over the world to flock to get masks, prompted governments to restrict travel, and cruise lines to quarantine passengers.  There have even been rumors of cancelling the 2020 Summer Olympics […]

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