The Gittes Law Group

Columbus, Ohio Employment Attorneys

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

(614) 222-4735

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Your Advocates in the Workplace and Beyond

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 you be punished at work for your political beliefs? Maybe.

It may seem reasonable to assume that your employer can't fire you, demote you, or create some other negative consequence just because of your political beliefs. However, this may not be the case. The federal laws that protect us from discrimination based

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Blog of the Week

Forced arbitration silences sexual harassment victims. After protests, Google finally got rid of it.

Chances are, you’ve signed a policy just like this one without even realizing it. As of 2017, more than half of American workers were bound by arbitration clauses, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

Thought for the Week

"When it comes to the minimum wage, the biggest gap isn't between Republicans and Democrats; it's between politicians who don't want to raise the wage and the people they represent."

–Jonathan Schleifer, executive director of the Fairness Project on the successful minimum wage ballot measures in Missouri and Arkansas.

List of the Week

from NPR

 47% of eligible voters voted

Highest turnout for a midterm since 1966

Second highest turnout for a midterm since 1942

 

Top Five News Headlines

  1. How employers are trying to drive Election Day turnout
  2. House Democrats plan to push for $15 federal minimum wage
  3. Caring for Your Company’s Caregivers
  4. If an app is your boss, what, exactly, are you?
  5. Editorial: Too Many Workers Are Trapped By Non-Competes