Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Groups Plan Electoral Battle Over Sick Leave.
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A conservative-leaning public policy organization says it plans to wage a paid-media campaign against a proposal to mandate paid sick days for Ohio workers. The Ohio Roundtable says it sent information opposing the sick-day plan to 12,000 business leaders. The organization says it would raise $1 million to air television and radio ads.
A coalition of labor groups wants to place a measure on the November ballot that would require Ohio businesses with 25 or more employees to offer seven paid sick days per year to full-time workers. Businesses vehemently opposed the idea. Gov. Strickland is trying to engineer a compromise between the labor groups and business leaders to keep the proposal off the ballot.