- Register to Vote in Ohio – - Please vote for judges who will fairly enforce the laws that protect working people.
- Ohio Office of Unemployment Compensation – - Apply for unemployment compensation.
- Workplace Fairness
- The National Employment Lawyers Association (NELA) – - NELA is the country's largest professional organization that is exclusively comprised of lawyers who represent individual employees in cases involving employment discrimination and other employment-related matters.
- Ohio Employment Lawyers Association – - The Ohio Employment Lawyers Association (OELA) members are attorneys who dedicate 70% or more of their employment practice to representing people, not companies. OELA attorneys vindicate employee rights, such as discrimination, sexual harassment and wrongful discharge. OELA is a state affiliate of the National Employment Lawyers Association ("NELA").
- Ohio Supreme Court – - The web site of the Ohio Supreme Court provides links to courts throughout Ohio, and information about Ohio's attorneys and judicial system.
- Filing a complaint about an attorney or judge
- Ohio Civil Rights Commission
- Ohio Employee Rights (Government web site)
- U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission – - Information about federal laws against employment discrimination.
- U.S. Department of Labor – - Information about laws administered by the Department of Labor, including Family and Medical Leave Act, workplace safety, wage and hours laws, and National Labor Relations Act.
Nancy Grim Weekly Weekly
Topic of the Week
Search And You Shall Find: Working With a Search Firm:
Looking for work seems like the ultimate go-it-alone experience. But it often doesn't have to be, there are resources out there dedicated to helping you. For example, staff at the unemployment office, career placement staff at your university, staff with
Blog of the Week
Are you an employee? It seems like a simple question that must have a simple answer for most people. But definitions in different laws and rulings enforcing the laws vary. And that variation provides an opening for a growing number of employers to cheat governments of taxes and workers of income, benefits and protections by misclassifying their employees, especially as "independent contractors."
Thought for the Week
"Corporations no longer try to fit square pegs into round holes; they just fit them into square cubicles."
List of the Week
from Dr. Frank Luntz
Phrases That Work (And One That Doesn't)
- 'Imagine' is still the most powerful word in the English language.
- 'No excuses.' No phrase better conveys accountability, responsibility and transparency.
- 'I get it.' Short, sweet and effective.
- 'If you remember only one thing...' is the surest way to guarantee that people will remember the one point that matters most to you.
- 'Uncompromising Integrity.' Of all the truthiness words, none is as powerful as 'integrity,' but in today's cynical environment, don't expect it to take you very far.