WOSU News Archives For: January 13, 2009

Tavares, Tyson Dispute Selection Process for New Members of City Council

12:00AM
January
13, 2009

Columbus city council meets this afternoon amid controversy over the selection process of new members. A Council meeting was canceled last night because there were not enough members available to create a quorum.

Ohio’s Charitable Foundations Asked to Do More With Less

12:00AM
January
13, 2009

With Ohio’s economy crumbling, charities and non-profit groups are being asked to do more than ever. But, ironically, they may have less money to do their work. That’s because some of the charities’ biggest contributors – giant charitable foundations- are also feeling a financial pinch. There are 3100 charitable foundations across Ohio. George Espy is President of their trade organization – the Ohio Grantmakers Forum. He talked with Ohio Public Radio’s Bill Cohen.

Temporary Workers Find It Tough To Get Jobs

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12:00AM
January 13, 2009

As the unemployment rate continues to increase so do the number of people seeking temporary work. WOSU reports some temp agencies also are struggling – there are not enough jobs to fill the demand for work.