Employment Rights

Linnen Co., L.P.A. is experienced in protecting the rights of clients in many different areas of employment law, including wrongful termination, discrimination and sexual harassment. If you feel that you have been wrongfully terminated — or that you are being discriminated against or otherwise being treated unfairly or improperly by your employer or co-employees — it is important to seek the advice of an attorney experienced in employment rights issues as soon as possible. To protect your rights, contact us for a free consultation to determine if you have a legal claim.

Sexual Harassment

Our firm has had substantial experience and great success in protecting the rights of employees who have been the victims of sexual harassment in the workplace. An employer has obligations under both federal and Ohio law to provide a workplace that i… Read More

Age Discrimination

Under both Ohio and federal law, it is unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of his or her age. We encourage you to speak with our firm if you believe that you have been discriminated against on the basis of your age. Read More

Disability / Handicap Discrimination

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits employers from taking adverse action against an individual because he or she has a disability. If you feel your employer has discriminated against you because of your disability, you should protect… Read More

Family & Medical Leave Act Violations

Linnen Co., L.P.A has protected the rights of numerous clients concerning the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA). Under certain circumstances, you may be entitled to take an unpaid leave of absence from work under the FMLA. Read More

Sexual Discrimination

Claims for sexual discrimination can be filed under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), which makes it unlawful for an employer to discriminate against an employee because of the individual’s sex, or under the Equal Pay Act of 19… Read More

Workers' Compensation Retaliation

Ohio law prohibits an employer from taking any adverse action against an employee who has filed a workers’ compensation claim, including — but not limited to — termination, demotion, or reassignment. You have a very short time frame to protect… Read More

Retaliation for Engaging in Protected Activity

Under both Ohio and federal law, it is unlawful for an employer to retaliate against an employee who has engaged in a protected activity. If you think you've been subjected to retaliation for engaging in any protected activity, it is important that… Read More

Severance Agreements

Before you execute a severance agreement, the circumstances of the termination or layoff should be reviewed by a knowledgeable lawyer to determine whether your rights under state and federal law have been violated. Once the agreement has been signed,… Read More