Labor

Conflicting corporate claims at the heart of Ohio’s blockbuster Medicaid suit

Two mega-corporations appear to be claiming they did the same work for Medicaid — Ohio's $24 billion-a-year program that provides health care to the...

With variants spreading, Ohio tries to reach the vaccine hesitant

After months of increasing vaccination rates and declining coronavirus cases, infections are again going up in Ohio.  Gov. Mike Dewine and health officials on Thursday...

Three Ohio energy giants haven’t paid federal income taxes in three...

They're making billions and they've gotten hefty subsidies from ratepayers. Yet three big energy companies doing business in Ohio haven't paid federal income tax since the 2017 Trump tax cuts, according to a new report.

Bill seeks to end ‘dark money’ spending in Ohio elections

Republican lawmakers are proposing to revamp some of Ohio’s campaign finance laws that would shine a light on “dark money” groups. Public officials from both...

Bill would create anonymous hotline for wage discrimination claims

Two Democratic Ohio legislators are hoping to supplement legislation regarding equal pay in the state by creating a reporting system for wage discrimination. The legislation...

After financing xenophobic campaign, FirstEnergy deplores anti-Asian bigotry

There has been a terrifying surge in violence against Asians over the past year, prompting one Ohio company to take a stand on an...

Senate Bill would nix overtime pay for emails from home, ‘insignificant’...

An Ohio Senate committee is reviewing legislation that would shield employers from overtime pay requirements for hourly employees in certain situations. The legislation, introduced by...

Coronavirus cases in Ohio, neighboring states might be inching back up

After a disastrous January, coronavirus cases in Ohio steadily marched downward. Then in recent weeks, they hit a plateau. Now, even as greater numbers...

House Agriculture panel probes ‘systemic’ USDA discrimination against Black farmers

WASHINGTON  — The House Agriculture Committee on Thursday heard about how Black farmers have faced decades of racial discrimination in their dealings with the...

Collapsing union pension plans win long-sought help from rescue package

WASHINGTON — Tucked in the Democrats’ massive coronavirus stimulus package was a long-awaited solution for a financial ticking time bomb: private pension funds on...
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