Ohio is celebrating its 212th birthday with special events at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus.
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.