Senate Bill 7, which became effective in 2006, required that for a pre-existing condition to be recognized in a claim by way of aggravation, a
The Ohio Supreme Court recently rejected the Ohio Civil Rights Commission's ("OCRC") long-held position that an employer's failure to provide maternity leave for pregnant employeesregardless of the employee's length of serviceconstitutes sex discrimination under Ohio law.
An Ohio Appellate Court held this month that an employer’s application of a minimum length of service requirement to qualify for maternity leave is unlawful.
The Ohio Fifth District Court of Appeals last week released an opinion in Nursing Care Mgmt. of Am., Inc. v. Ohio Civ. Rights Comm’n, that upheld the Ohio Civil Rights Commission’s determination that an employer unlawfully terminated an employee on the basis of pregnancy when the employer terminated the employee because she required pregnancy-related disability leave but had not met the minimum length of service requirements for maternity leave under the employer’s leave policy.