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Now that I'm pregnant, am I going to lose my job?

While you may be delightedly anticipating the birth of your child, you may also have concerns about how your employer will react to the news of your pregnancy. You may have worked for years to earn the position you now hold and dread the thought of your boss demoting or firing you because of your condition.

Reasonableness the key to non-compete agreements

As a business in Cincinnati, in Ohio or really anywhere across the United States, it is imperative that you protect your interests and put forth legal restrictions on your employees to ensure that trade secrets or other vital pieces of information are protected. In this regard, non-competition agreements are an important tool in your legal arsenal. These contracts stipulate that an employee must protect and safeguard the employer's legitimate business interests.

Employee lawsuits can tarnish a company's reputation

There are many legal threats that a company faces. They can be the target of intellectual property litigation, may it be a legitimate claim or a claim made by a "patent troll." They can accused of product liability by consumers for a defective product or an improperly functioning one. They can be the subject of contract dispute litigation with a business partner. And, of course, they can be targeted in a lawsuit by their own employees.

Tips for employers handling discrimination complaints

As an employer, if you have an employee who reports discrimination happening in the workplace directly to his or her supervisor or human resources, it's important to take these complaints seriously and act swiftly in order to avoid the chances of a lawsuit.

Ohio business filings at record level for seventh straight year

How many new business filings has Ohio been seeing in recent times? Well, statistics recently announced by the state's Secretary of State suggest that there were quite a few such filings last year and that such filings have been trending up lately.

Common defenses employers use for workers' compensation

Workers' compensation claims are common in the workplace these days, especially at places of employment that deal with dangerous conditions on a regular basis. However, those claims do not have to derail the company's daily activities. Here are some common defenses that employers use when faced with workers' compensation claims.

How to protect your workers from heat illness

The last thing your small business needs is to be responsible for a serious health issue for two reasons: you sincerely care for your employees and you want to limit workers' compensation claims. The best way to avoid litigation and financial trouble is through prevention.

At-will employment doesn't mean employers can do anything

Many people have not had to deal with the reality of getting fired from a job -- but many, in fact, have. After getting fired, it is very easy to begin thinking about what your employer did and how they unfairly treated you. Sometimes you may have a case -- other times, it is just wishful thinking. But in any case, it is important to consider exactly how you were terminated from your position and what your legal standing is going forward.

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