On June 5, 2019, the Ohio House passed a workers’ compensation budget bill which included a requirement that claimants reveal their citizenship status on the claim application. Providing false information in response to this question would result in an ineligibility to participate in the fund and possibly criminal prosecution for fraud.Read more
April is designated national Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Today we wear jeans with a purpose, to stand with sexual assault survivors and benefit the many initiatives provided by the Northwest Ohio YWCA, and YWCA – HOPE Center which offers advocacy and support to those in crisis. For more information about the origin of Denim Day visit https://www.ywcanwo.Read more
The United States Supreme Court announced today that it will hear three significant sex discrimination cases regarding Title VII’s coverage of sexual orientation and transgender status discrimination during the High Court’s next term. Altitude Express v. Zarda and Bostock v. Clayton Cty, will consider Title VII’s coverage of sexual orientation discrimination. In the third case granted today, R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes, Inc. v.Read more
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Bugbee & Conkle, LLP is a small, but, busy law firm concentrating its practice in workers’ compensation, safety, and labor & employment defense. Bugbee & Conkle represents employers in a variety of administrative agencies and courts throughout Ohio.
View photos from our 2019 Labor, Employment, and Workers’ Compensation Spring Training Camp!Read more
On February 25, 2019, the United States Supreme Court remanded a case captioned Yovino v. Rizo to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. In Yovino, the Ninth Circuit held that a company’s utilization of a female employee’s prior salary as a factor in paying her less than a male counterpart violated the Equal Pay Act.Read more