Month: January 2020

Is job reassignment a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?

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If you cannot perform your job due to a disability, and you request to be reassigned to a job you are able to perform as an ADA accommodation, can your employer make you compete for this open position with other job applicants? This likely depends on where you live. Our Columbus, Ohio ADA Disability attorneys provide a full analysis of this issue and the current divide among the  U.S. federal courts. 

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Employee vs Independent Contractor: Which Are You?

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My employer classifies me as an independent contractor when I believe I should be classified as an employee.  How do I determine if I am properly classified? Does this matter? Should I be paid overtime? Our wage and hour lawyer breaks it down for you here.

The answer to this question requires an evaluation of multiple factors.  Labels are not determinative.  Even if your employer informs you that you are an independent contractor, requires you to sign a contract identifying you an independent contractor, or pays you as an independent contractor, these designations—alone—do not conclusively define the nature of the working relationship.

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