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Ohio Supreme Court Rules on Prevailing Wage Law

12:00AM
March
2, 2010

The Ohio Supreme Court is sending a message to companies that work on government construction projects

Farm Workers Fight Back

12:00AM
January
26, 2007

Farm workers in Ohio who won’t get an increase in the minimum wage due to recently passed legislation are fighting back.

Ohio House Approves Minimum Wage Rules

12:00AM
December
12, 2006

A sharply divided House has okayed the measure that would translate the new voter-approved minimum wage hike into law.

Controversy over Minimum Wage

12:00AM
December
11, 2006

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.

Ohio Restaurants Prepare for Smoking Ban, Minimum Wage Increase

12:00AM
December
5, 2006

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 Businesses Prepare for 2 New Laws

12:00AM
November
13, 2006

Ohio’s businesses are gearing up for two major changes in the next couple of months.

Ohio Voters Give Low-Wage Workers a Raise

12:00AM
November
8, 2006

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.

Ohio Hosts Three Democratic Presidential Hopefuls

12:00AM
July
10, 2006

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.

Supporters tout benefits of minimum wage increase

12:00AM
March
24, 2006

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.

COTA and Union Workers Keep Talking

12:00AM
February
9, 2005

Negotiators for the Central Ohio Transit Authority and its 550 unionized drivers and mechanics bargain against a backdrop of projected budget deficits and job security worries