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Dohme v. Eurand America, Inc., No. 2011-Ohio-4609, Ohio Supreme Court (September 15, 2011)

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Ohio Supreme Court Clarifies the “Clarity” Element of Wrongful Discharge in Violation of Public Policy Claims

Ogletree Deakins • September 27, 2011
The Ohio Supreme Court recently issued its second opinion this year addressing the tort of wrongful discharge in violation of public policy. In this case, the court clarified that: “[t]o satisfy the clarity element of a claim of wrongful discharge in violation of public policy, a terminated employee must ‘articulate a clear public policy by citation to specific provisions in the federal or state constitution, federal or state statutes, administrative rules and regulations, or common law.’”