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What if your employer orders you not to self-quarantine to avoid spreading or coming into contact with the COVID-19 virus? In Ohio, you might be out of luck.

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Thanks to the Ohio Supreme Court's majority decision in House v. Iocavelli in February 2020, those fired for being socially responsible may be out of luck.

Thanks to the Supreme Court of Ohio's February 2020 majority decision in House v. Iocavelli, it's become substantially harder to bring a wrongful-termination-in-violation-of-public-policy claim in Ohio. So if your employer fires you for self-quarantining, there may be precious little legal protection for you:

https://www.chandralaw.com/blog/ohio-supreme-court-virtually-guts-wrongful-termination-in-violation-of-public-policy-claims

Related Practice Areas
Employment retaliationWrongful deathWrongful termination
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employment-retaliationemployment-discriminationcovid-19corona-viruswrongful-terminationwrongful-termination-in-violation-of-public-policy

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