The Gittes Law Group

Columbus, Ohio Employment Attorneys

723 Oak Street
Columbus, OH 43205
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It can be an uphill battle to protect your rights against companies and government officials who have more power and more resources than you do. Our job is to level the playing field. We help employees hold their employers accountable for unjust and discriminatory treatment at work, and we protect individuals against abuse and misconduct by government officials. Whether it is your livelihood, your health, your family, or your reputation that has been injured, we are here to help you pursue effective legal solutions.

Our firm handles a variety of situations inside and outside the workplace, including the following types of cases:

  • Employment Law
  • Employment Contracts
  • Discrimination
  • Harassment
  • Severance Agreements
  • Civil Rights
  • Police Misconduct
  • Public Records
  • Privacy
  • Defamation
  • Medical Privileging
  • Medical Leave and Wages
  • Professional Negligence
  • Whistleblower Laws
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Topic of the Week

Can your employer retaliate against you for union activity?

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Blog of the Week

Federal workers protest against government shutdown across the country

As the partial government shutdown stretches into its third week — making it the second longest shutdown in U.S. history — federal workers in Philadelphia took to the streets Tuesday to protest the White House and congressional inaction that has left them without work and pay for 18 days.

Thought for the Week

"They have to realize that this affects everyday people. It affects the boots on the ground. To me, it’s like a political chess game that they’re playing, and we seem to be pawns. "

–Ray Coleman Jr., a corrections officer at a federal prison in Florida on the government shutdown

List of the Week

from Washington Post

Longest Government Shutdowns: 

DEC. 22, 2018 - Trump - 26 days and counting

DEC. 16, 1995 - Clinton - 21 days

OCT. 1, 1978 - Carter - 17 days

OCT. 1, 2013 - Obama - 16 days

OCT. 1, 1977 - Carter - 12 days

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. Women could boost the global economy, but outdated laws are holding them back
  2. The Supreme Court Just Handed a Big, Unanimous Victory to Workers. Wait, What?
  3. Senators are getting paid during the government shutdown. Many low-wage contractors aren’t.
  4. Tech Workers Unite to Fight Forced Arbitration
  5. Workers at chains like Starbucks and McDonald's face violence and injuries on the job — and they're starting to speak out