Springfield Wrongful Termination Lawyers

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Employment in the state of Ohio is mostly considered to be "at-will" employment. "At will" means that for any reason, both the employer or the worker may end the work relationship at any time. In "at will" employment, the only general exception is that the reasons for termination must not be illegal or in violation of the law.

Employment that does not fall into the category of "at will" is not subject to the same restrictions. Therefore, it is crucial that you identify what type of employment arrangement you are involved in. In general, employment that is subject to a set period employment contract is not considered to be "at will", and termination can only happen in accordance with procedures outlined in the contract.

What are the Illegal Grounds for Terminating At Will Employment in Ohio?

The most common illegal ground for terminating a Ohio employee is discrimination. An employer cannot terminate an employee simply for being of a specific race, nationality, religion or gender. Employers in Springfield may also not terminate at-will employees as an act of retaliation if they have filed a legal discrimination claim or prompted an investigation into discrimination.

Additionally, the Family and Medical Leave act makes it illegal for employers to terminate any of their employees who have taken leave based upon family or medical needs. Finally, employers are prevented from firing an employee because they have exercised a legal right, performed a legal obligation, or have refused to do something that is illegal.

Do I Need a Ohio Attorney for My Wrongful Termination Case?

Attorneys in Springfield, Ohio may be able to inform you as to whether a wrongful termination has occurred, and can assist you in collecting the required documents for your case. There may also be unique or unfamiliar procedures, and an attorney can guide you through these as well.

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Life in Springfield

Springfield is located in Clark County, Ohio. It is located west of Columbus, near Dayton, Mad River, and Buck Creek.

Interestingly, Newsweek Magazine included Springfield in its anniversary issue titled "The American Dream," which was published in 1983. In 2004, it was named an "All American City."

For nature lovers, a popular attraction is the Buck Creek Scenic Trailhead, which is great for walks, hikes, and nature-watching.

Springfield also has many well-established law offices and law firms. These offices and firms train excellent attorneys to provide personalized legal services to residents and local businesses.

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