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February 24th, 2017

Court of Appeals Upholds Termination of At-Will Employee and Denies Existence of Alleged Verbal Contract

In the case of Nichol v. Am. Health Network, 2016-Ohio-8346, the Tenth District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the trial court’s dismissal on summary judgment of a former employee’s claims of breach of contract and tortious interference. Allen Nichol, a pharmacist, joined American Health Network (“AHN”) in 2013, bringing some of his previous patients with

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February 3rd, 2017

Facebook Sued for Alleged Race Discrimination

On November 22, 2016, a federal lawsuit was filed against Facebook alleging race discrimination. In Robert Baron Duffy, et al. v. Facebook, Inc., et al., 5:16-cv-6764 (N.D. Cal.), Robert Baron Duffy , a former African-American employee, and Robert Louis Gary, a current African-American employee of Facebook , allege that the social media giant failed to

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November 14th, 2016

Federal District Court Joins Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in Holding Sexual Orientation Discrimination is a Form of Sex Discrimination

In 2015 the EEOC expanded its interpretation of discrimination “because of sex” to include sexual orientation discrimination.  See Baldwin v. Dep’t of Transportation, EEOC Appeal No. 0120133080.  A federal district court is now in agreement. 

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November 14th, 2016

Defenses Should be Asserted as Early as Possible in Administrative Actions

In a decision issued October 20, 2016, the Ohio Court of Appeals for the Eighth District confirmed the broad discretionary authority of the Ohio Department of Education (“ODE”) with respect to the revocation of teaching licenses issued by the Ohio Board of Education pursuant to R.C. § 3319.31. Cobb v. Ohio Dept. of Educ. 2016-Ohio-7396.

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