Proposal Would Require 12 Weeks of Maternity Leave

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.

Meanwhile, a group backing the proposal has released a new study, showing hundreds of thousands of Ohio working women do not get leave for pregnancy and childbirth. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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