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Case: Individual Employment Rights/Wrongful Discharge (Ohio Ct. App., 2d Dist.)

June 21, 2022, 8:36 PM

An Ohio trial court didn’t err in granting summary judgment to Fuyao Glass America, Inc. on a fired at-will employee’s claim of wrongful termination in violation of public policy, the Ohio Court of Appeals, Second District ruled. The employee contends that material issues of fact exist concerning his claims that Fuyao Glass had failed to provide a safe work environment as required by Ohio statutes, when he was forced to have contact with another employee—who’d previously threatened his wife with a gun—leading to a workplace altercation. The court found he didn’t clarify to Fuyao that he was invoking a government ...