Ohio’s superintendent says the state won’t withhold funding to penalize schools for students opting out of standardized tests this year.
The Ohio Supreme Court is sending a message to companies that work on government construction projects
Farm workers in Ohio who won’t get an increase in the minimum wage due to recently passed legislation are fighting back.
A sharply divided House has okayed the measure that would translate the new voter-approved minimum wage hike into law.
Backers of a minimum-wage increase thatpassed in November accused lawmakers today of writing new rules on the issue that will deny the raise to thousands of workers.
Thousands of Ohio business owners are preparing for changes prompted by two constitutional amendments approved by voters in November. Issue 2 raises the minimum wage, and Issue 5 bans indoor smoking in public places.
Ohio’s businesses are gearing up for two major changes in the next couple of months.
Ohioans who earn less than $6.85 an hour will be getting a raise soon. More than 56% of Ohio voters approved a constitutional amendment that will raise the minimum wage from $5.15 and hour to $6.85 an hour.
We keep hearing how Ohio is a key swing state,and how Democrats and Republicans know they need to win the Buckeye State if they’re going to win a presidential election. The past two days have given us even more evidence that that’s true – three possible Democratic presidential contenders have visited Columbus to rally two major voting blocs of the Democrats’ base – labor unions and poor people.
An Ohio think tank that’s backing a proposed ballot issue that would raise Ohio’s minimum wage to nearly 7 dollars an hour next year has a new study out, contending that hundreds of thousands of Ohio workers could benefit by the change.