Ohio law clearly prohibits employers from taking adverse action against an employee for filing a workers' compensation claim. Those of you who know that already, and read that byline, might be thinking: "hold on a second, maybe Eric's post this week says more about medical marijuana in his workplace than workers' compensation retaliation?" Well, first … Continue reading Filed a Workers’ Compensation Claim and Fired? It Isn’t Necessarily Workers’ Compensation Retaliation.
Most employers are aware of the prohibitions against taking any adverse action against an employee for filing a workers’ compensation claim. First of all, Ohio Revised Code Section 4132.90 specifically prohibits workers’ compensation retaliation, and provides a cause of action for employees who feel they were retaliated against. For a more detailed discussion of the … Continue reading OSHA’s New Pathway for Workers’ Compensation Retaliation Complaints Upheld