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Metropreneurial Legal Insights

The number one question I am getting from employers these days is how to handle employee requests for exemptions from mask and vaccine mandates. Now that Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther has issued an executive order mandating mask usage in indoor...
COVID has given us a lot of new experts. Most obviously, there are now millions of epidemiologists in this country. There are an awful lot of HIPAA experts emerging as well. “Reasonable accommodation” is poised to be next as more employers impose...
Few workplace legal issues have received more attention – or have been more dynamic – in recent years than discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and/or gender identity. It is a topic with a lot of moving legal parts, so...
Section 501(c)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code governs non-profit organizations devoted to social welfare. They are allowed to lobby for political, civil, or other similar causes. These organizations are exempt from federal taxation and may donate to political campaigns. Most...
I see a lot of emotions working in employment law. Domestic lawyers and criminal lawyers see more, but employment law is probably next…after all, it involves people and, for some of them, their jobs and their reputations. Many of the emotions are...
What court you are in can make or break a lawsuit, and therefore your company. Who is the judge? What law applies? How hard is it for you and witnesses to get to court and other case events? Those are just...
For decades, Ohio’s employment discrimination law (codified as Ohio Revised Code Section 4112) has been a jumbled mess. Employees had six years to file most discrimination lawsuits, one of the longest limitation periods in the country. The law had...
All across the country, companies are attempting to recover business and property losses resulting from COVID-19 shutdown orders. One of the hardest hit sectors is the food service industry, as many restaurants had to shut down completely for a...