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

Family Medical Leave Act - What does it provide and are you protected?

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) was created to help employees balance the demands of the workplace with the needs of their families. The Act requires covered employers to provide reasonable unpaid leave to employees for certain family and medical

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Blog of the Week

Time’s Up: Time to Reconsider the “Severe and Pervasive” Standard for Sexual Harassment

The #MeToo movement has helped thousands of sexual harassment victims get justice against their harassers. Unfortunately for Amy Swyear, the Seventh Circuit has yet to realize the effects of the movement.

Thought for the Week

"Employers are increasingly using non-disclosure agreements to force workers to sign away their rights to speak out about harassment. By prohibiting this practice, the EMPOWER Act will help ensure that everyone has a safe and dignified work environment."

–U.S. Rep. Lauren Underwood (D-IL)

List of the Week

from Workplace Fairness

Top searches in Benefits and Leaves this week:

  • Vacation pay
  • Disability leave
  • Meal and rest breaks
  • Sick leave

Top Five News Headlines

  1. For Many Low Wage Workers, Housing Is Out Of Reach
  2. Facebook allowed companies to post job ads only men could see. Now that’s changing.
  3. The Oakland Teachers’ Strike Revealed California’s Education Crisis
  4. Kickstarter Employees Plan to Unionize
  5. Even tech workers can’t afford to buy homes in San Francisco