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Faruki+ celebrates Pride Month with the LGBTQ+ community -- EEOC Releases Resources Aimed at Educating about Rights of Workers to be Free from Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination

On June 15, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") celebrated the one-year anniversary of the landmark U.S. Supreme Court.. Read More

Ohio House Bill 248 Allows Employees and Individuals to Avoid Vaccine Mandates

Some private employers in Ohio have been implementing a vaccine mandate or strongly encouraging their employees to receive the vaccine in hopes to.. Read More

What Are My Most Basic Rights as an Employee in Ohio

Your workplace should be a fulfilling place where you can realize your dreams and be fair and respectful of your rights and interests. If you work in.. Read More

Ohio Simplifies Employment Discrimination Laws

On January 12, 2021, Ohio Governor DeWine signed the Ohio Employment Law Uniformity Act, which significantly amended Ohio's employment discrimination.. Read More

Can Private Employers Require Their Employees to get Vaccinated for COVID-19?

The first person in the United States received the COVID-19 vaccine on December 14, 2020. Many front-line workers and members of the at-risk.. Read More

Things You Must Know Before Employees Travel Home for the Holidays (Authored by Jade L. Robinson | Bar Results Pending | Faruki PLL)

The hustle and bustle of the holiday season is upon us.  Employees are discussing their typical travel plans for the holidays during an atypical.. Read More

Supreme Court Expands 'Ministerial Exception' to Employment Discrimination Laws

Earlier this term, the Supreme Court clarified that employment decisions based on "[a]n individual's homosexuality or transgender status" are.. Read More

Supreme Court Holds That Title VII Prohibits Certain Discrimination

In a 6-3 decision, the United States Supreme Court has determined that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act prohibits employers from discriminating.. Read More

As Ohio Unemployment Claims Continue, State Asks Employers to Report Employees that Do Not Return to Work

The coronavirus pandemic and Ohio's resulting shelter-in-place order has caused unprecedented filings of unemployment by Ohio citizens.  The impact.. Read More

EEOC Issues Guidance on Compliance with Federal Employment Laws During COVID-19 Pandemic

Recently, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission ("EEOC") issued guidance aimed at helping employers comply with their responsibilities under.. Read More
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