Foreclosures during the Great Recession added to thousands of blighted properties in Columbus. But, a state program helped fund demolition of many of those houses and apartment units.
Every seat in the Ohio House and a third of those in the Senate will be on the ballot this fall.
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 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.
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.
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.
Governor Strickland is continuing to work to head off a ballot issue on the subject of sick leave.
Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill that would give up to seven paid sick days to more than two million employees.
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.
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.
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.