Amy Ryder Wentz

Amy Ryder Wentz


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EEOC Guidelines Provide a Confusing Roadmap to Investigating Retaliation Claims

Employers have been warned time and time again – retaliation claims are on the rise.  With the number of these claims climbing, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) issued its Final Enforcement Guidance...more

9/9/2016 - ADA ADEA Adverse Employment Action Discrimination EEOC Employer Liability Issues Protected Activity Retaliation Title VII

Seventh Circuit to Plaintiffs: Here's Your Burden of Proof

Most employees who file employment discrimination claims hope for one of two things – a really sympathetic jury or an employer that is willing to generously settle the lawsuit to avoid the risks and uncertainties of trial. ...more

9/1/2016 - Burden of Proof Burden-Shifting Corporate Counsel Discovery Discrimination Employer Liability Issues Employment Discrimination Evidence Falsified Documents Freight Forwarding Hiring & Firing Hostile Environment McDonnell Douglas Formula Race Discrimination Summary Judgment Termination Trial Preparation

Workplace Injuries: Intentional Tort Claims in Ohio Are (Nearly) Dead in the Water

The Ohio Supreme Court delivered another blow to injured workers who attempt to skirt Ohio's workers' compensation system by pursuing a remedy for their injuries in court. On the heels of another opinion1 narrowly...more

12/19/2012 - Appeals Intent Intentional Torts Workplace Injury

Ohio's Intentional Tort Statute Means What It Says

On November 20, 2012, in a reversal significant for Ohio employers with workplace injuries, the Ohio Supreme Court held, in Hewitt v. L.E. Myers, that an employee's failure to use, or the employer's failure to require an...more

12/4/2012 - Intentional Torts Safety Precautions Workplace Injury

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