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Response to Jamaal510 (Reply #2)

Wed Feb 20, 2013, 02:23 PM

6. Unfortunately, Ohio--like almost all states--is at-will employment.

Meaning that an employer can fire you for just about any stupid reason, so long as it isn't blatantly discriminatory (race, sex, etc.).

They can fire you even if they don't like the color shirt you're wearing.

(And that's not hyperbole--see here: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/03/19/elizabeth-r-wellborn-pa_n_1363609.html )

It's a ridiculous law, yet almost universally accepted.

Some localities have laws against termination based on political affiliation or identity, but I don't believe there's a national law to that extent. Let's hope that such a law exists where this woman works.

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