The Gittes Law Group

Columbus, Ohio Employment Attorneys

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

(614) 222-4735

Terms of Use

INTRODUCTION

Use of material presented on this site is subject to the following terms and conditions. You agree to these terms and conditions by accessing this site.

NO LEGAL SERVICES OR ATTORNEY CLIENT RELATIONSHIP

Although this web site may provide general information concerning potential legal issues, it is not a substitute for legal advice from an attorney who knows the facts of your particular situation. You should not and are not authorized to rely on this web site as a source of legal advice. Your use of this site does not create any attorney-client relationship between you and The Gittes Law Group.

NO WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

Information provided on this web site is provided "as is" without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. The Gittes Law Group periodically adds, changes, improves, or updates the information and documents on this web site without notice. The Gittes Law Group assumes no liability or responsibility for any errors or omissions in the content of this web site. Your use of this web site is at your own risk. Under no circumstances and under no legal theory shall The Gittes Law Group or any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering this web site's contents be liable to you or any other person for any indirect, special, incidental, or consequential damages of any character arising from your access to, or use of, this web site.

COPYRIGHT

The Gittes Law Group claims a copyright in its works presented at this site. The Gittes Law Group authorizes you to view, copy, download, and print The Gittes Law Group documents on this web site, subject to the following conditions:

  • The documents may be used solely for personal, noncommercial, and informational purposes;
  • The documents may not be modified;
  • The following copyright notice and permission notice must appear in each document: "© Copyright 2019 The Gittes Law Group. All rights reserved. Documents available from this web site are protected by the copyright laws of the United States and international treaties. All use subject to Conditions of Use set forth at http://www.gitteslaw.com/terms."

COMMERCIAL USE OF THE GITTES LAW GROUP WEB SITE MATERIALS AND SCREEN SHOTS

Reproduction, copying, or redistribution of materials on the Gittes Law Group web site for commercial purposes is prohibited without the express written permission of The Gittes Law Group. To obtain permission to copy portions of this site, please e-mail us and provide the following information in the body of the email:

  • The content you wish to use;
  • Where and how it will be used (for example, a book cover, magazine article, a brochure);
  • Where and how copies will be distributed and to what audience;
  • How many copies will be produced and distributed;
  • When you intend to publish;
  • What other materials will be associated with the Gittes Law Group content;
  • Your name, title, company, address, email address, and phone number.

We will evaluate your request and advise you as soon as possible. The Gittes Law Group reserves the right to refuse permission to copy, distribute, broadcast, or publish any of its copyrighted material, including text and images on our web site.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

If you use any links in this web site to web sites not maintained by The Gittes Law Group, you will leave the Gittes Law Group web site. The linked sites are not under the control of The Gittes Law Group, and The Gittes Law Group is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site. The Gittes Law Group provides these links to you only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply recommendation, approval or endorsement by The Gittes Law Group of the site.

Gittes Law Group Weekly Weekly

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

Read more...

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