WOSU News Archives For: October 16, 2007

Proposal Would Require 12 Weeks of Maternity Leave

12:00AM
October
16, 2007

The Ohio Civil Rights Commission has scheduled a meeting later this month to vote on a proposed new rule that would require all Ohio employers to offer pregnant workers at least 12 weeks of maternity leave.

Ohio State’s Columbus Campus Leads Nation in Enrollment

12:00AM
October
16, 2007

Ohio State doesn’t just lead the nation in football. It is still the country’s largest university. And it beats Florida. University provost Joe Alluto tells WOSU what being number one means to OSU.

Columbus Ghost Stories Paint Picture of Past

12:00AM
October
16, 2007

October is the time of year for Ghost Stories. Columbus is said to have its share of ghosts. WOSU Commentator Ed Lentz shares a couple Central Ohio ghost stories based in history.

Benefit or Burden – Worthington Industries – Takes medicine, costs under its umbrella

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12:00AM
October 16, 2007

A new study by the Kaiser Family Foundation shows family coverage premiums in the United States reached $1,000 dollars per month this year for the first time. As the plans get more expensive, companies and their workers are paying more. But, workers at one north side company pay, at most, $40 per month. In Part Two of our series, Benefit or Burden–The Rising Cost of Health Insurance, WOSU’s Tom Borgerding visits Worthington Industries,a 52 year old home-grown steel processor.