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Ohio Lawmakers Voluntarily Leaving Office Have Advice for Those Who Remain

12:00AM
April
1, 2010

Every seat in the Ohio House and a third of those in the Senate will be on the ballot this fall.

Abandoned Sick Leave Campaign was Costly

12:00AM
September
5, 2008

Some Ohio labor unions, anti-poverty groups, and others Thursday dropped their campaign for a ballot issue that would require many Ohio businesses to offer workers at least seven paid sick leave days a year.

Ohio’s Mandatory Sick Leave Effort Ends

12:00AM
September
4, 2008

Ohio voters will not get the chance to vote for a mandatory sick leave proposal. The group pushing the sick leave issue has asked that the issue be taken off the ballot.

NFIB Study Says Mandatory Sick Leave is a “Job Killer”

12:00AM
August
19, 2008

A group of independent businesses in Ohio says the mandatory sick leave ballot issue is a job killer, according to a study they’ve paid for.

Sick Leave Proposal Likely Ballot Issue

12:00AM
August
5, 2008

Ohio voters might soon be deciding on whether to approve a plan that would require many businesses in the state to give their employees seven paid sick days a year.

Sick Leave Proposal Remains in Limbo

12:00AM
July
24, 2008

Governor Strickland is continuing to work to head off a ballot issue on the subject of sick leave.

Ohio Legislators Consider Sick Leave

12:00AM
April
15, 2008

Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill that would give up to seven paid sick days to more than two million employees.

Backers Say Sick Leave Bill on Hold

12:00AM
February
20, 2008

Backers of a bill to give Ohio workers paid sick days say they’ve been given assurance that members of the state legislature will allow it to have a hearing.

Maternity Leave Change for Small Businesses on Hold for Months

12:00AM
December
3, 2007

The Ohio Civil Rights Commission’s new rule, requiring most small businesses to offer at least 12 weeks of unpaid pregnancy and maternity leave, is on hold for at least three months.

Mandated 12-week pregnancy plan is in jeopardy

12:00AM
November
30, 2007

A proposed new rule that the Ohio Civil Rights Commission approved, requiring most Ohio companies to offer 12 weeks of unpaid pregnancy and maternity leave to female workers, appears to be in trouble. Monday Dec. 3, a special government rule-review committee plans to look at the rule. And a co-chair of the panel says members could vote to invalidate it.