EEO - Harassment: Ohio
Federal law and guidance on this subject should be reviewed together with this section.
Authors: Keith A. Asthmus and Joel R. Hlavaty, Frantz Ward LLP
- Harassment claims in Ohio are governed by the Ohio Civil Rights Act and related regulations. See Harassment Under the Ohio Civil Rights Act.
- Ohio courts apply federal precedent when evaluating harassment claims and defenses under Ohio law. See Harassment Under Ohio Civil Rights Act; Establishing a Claim of Harassment.
- Harassment claims under Ohio law follow the same basic framework as harassment claims under Title VII. However, remedies available under Ohio law differ from those under Title VII. See Harassment Under Ohio Civil Rights Act; Remedies for Harassment.
- Individual supervisors may be held individually liable for employment discrimination and harassment under the Ohio Civil Rights Act. See Individual Liability.