Bugbee and Conkle is proud and grateful to have Robert King as a member of our team for 30 years! Rob primarily represents employers as a part of our prominent workers’ compensation defense team.Read more
Transgender employment issues are blossoming nationally, and are being pursued at an increasing pace. Are you uncertain what your responsibilities are to transgender employees? Are you unclear on what transgender means? In this short preview, attorney Dana Quick will begin breaking down the subject in clear, easy to understand terms.Read more
Comp Connection Vol. 15 No. 5.pdf
Tenth District Court of Appeals Grants Mandamus and Reverses Voluntary Abandonment Finding
State ex rel. Tolle v. Spherion of Mid-Ohio, Inc., 10th Dist. No. 14AP-717, 2015-Ohio-3593 (September 3, 2015)
Claimant sustained a work related injury when a supervisor hit a wrong button, causing a machine to be activated, crushing her arm. Following the injury she tested positive for marijuana which violated a written work rule and her employment was terminated.
Last year we presented information regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act focusing on disability discrimination. This year, we will be delving into the Americans with Disabilities Act again discussing how to keep the reasonable in reasonable accommodations. Register for our free seminar to be held on October 1, 2015 from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m., at the Hilton Garden Inn, Levis Commons, Perrysburg, Ohio, or contact a member of our labor and employment section for more information.Read more
Attorney Mark Barnes will be presenting a Drugs in the Workplace webinar for Northwest Ohio Human Resource Association (NOHRA) members regarding implications of the legalization of marijuana in the workplace. Some issues which will be covered include application of legalization of marijuana to specific laws in Ohio: OSHA, ADA, Workers’ Compensation; and effect on employer policies such as prohibitions, testing (for cause and random), safety policies, hiring and discipline.Read more