The Gittes Law Group

Columbus, Ohio Employment Attorneys

723 Oak Street
Columbus, OH 43205
Phone: (614) 222-4735
Fax: (614) 221-9655

TOWING CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT INFORMATION

For information about the settlement of the towing class action, or to download a claim form, click here

You can also click here to search our database to find out if your name appears on towing company records. If your name is in the database, you should automatically be eligible for a reimbursement if you submit a claim form.

Your Workplace Rights

Please select one of the following topics for further information:

Hiring & Classifications

Looking for a new job? Wondering if the questions you were asked at the interview were legal? This section addresses some of the most common issues you may encounter in the hiring process, and how you are classified as a worker may affect your workplace rights.

Discrimination

Are you being treated differently at work? If so, is it because of your race, sex, age, disability, national origin or religion? Wondering what other kinds of discrimination are illegal? Get the facts on workplace discrimination here.

Harassment & Other Workplace Problems

Whether you're being pressured to have sex with your boss, forced to listen to foul language or slurs, or wondering whether the comment you made might get you in trouble, you'll find this information on harassment and other problems you might encounter on the job to be helpful.

Unpaid Wages/Wage & Hour Problems

Not getting paid what your employer owes you? Are you forced to work overtime, but not receiving any extra pay? Get the facts on "wage and hour" laws here.

Benefits & Leaves

For most employees, your job isn't just about the pay, but also what benefits are included. Sick leave, disability leave, family/medical leave--the different kinds of leave you may be allowed to take can be confusing. Get information about health care coverage, pensions, leave eligibility and other benefit-related information here.

Privacy & Workplace Surveillance

Is somebody watching you? It just might be your employer. Find out here what rights to privacy in the workplace you do and do not have.

Health & Safety/Workplace Injuries

Is your workplace unsafe? Are you worried about getting hurt at work? Wondering what to do about it? Have questions about the workers' compensation system? Find the answers here.

Whistleblowing & Retaliation

Fighting back when you see your employer doing something wrong can be scary, and risky. But there are laws that can protect you in a number of situations. Learn more about how you might be protected when you blow the whistle or challenge illegal conduct.

Unions & Collective Action

Facing an organizing campaign at work (or want to get involved in one)? Already a union member but don't understand how things work? Fired for organizing or joining a union? This section covers information about your rights to organize and be in a union, and how unions work.

Termination & Unemployment

Whether you were suddenly fired, laid off, or asked to resign, you'll want to know what happens now that you are out of a job.

Gittes Law Group Weekly Weekly

Topic of the Week

Fill the Void: Getting Reengaged At Work

With 70% of the workforce not engaged at work, here are four ways to say "I do" all over again.

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Blog of the Week

DOL Decision Could Mean the End of Wage Theft Through "Independent Contractor" Misclassification

Are you an employee? It seems like a simple question that must have a simple answer for most people. But definitions in different laws and rulings enforcing the laws vary. And that variation provides an opening for a growing number of employers to cheat governments of taxes and workers of income, benefits and protections by misclassifying their employees, especially as "independent contractors."

Thought for the Week

"We are all in the gutter, just some of us are looking at the stars."

–Oscar Wilde

List of the Week

from Harris Interactive

Stressors at Work: Top Sources of Stress

  • Low wages, 11% (for women it's 14%)
  • Annoying coworkers, 10%
  • Commuting, 9%
  • Workload, 9%
  • Job outside chosen career, 8%  

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Will there ever be an organics label for worker rights?
  2. Supreme Court upholds right-to-work for state workers
  3. Minimum wage could go to $15 per hour
  4. Companies have found something to give their workers instead of raises
  5. Democrats Want To Extend Civil Rights Protections To Unpaid Interns