Labor

Outlook for $15-an-hour minimum wage boosted by new government report

WASHINGTON — The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office in a report Monday found a gradual increase to a $15 federal minimum wage by 2025 would reduce...

A year in, DeWine names panel to recommend fixes to Ohio’s...

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine on Thursday announced that he's forming a public-private partnership to recommend improvements to the state's struggling unemployment system.  That system, operated...

Biden sticks with massive $1.9T relief package despite GOP push for...

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden said Friday he’s seeking to “act fast” on the $1.9 trillion COVID-19 stimulus package he’s proposed, endorsing the path...

Scandal-ridden FirstEnergy agrees to give up new upcharge

Scandal-ridden FirstEnergy agrees to give up new upcharge

GOP senators score meeting with Biden to discuss more modest relief...

WASHINGTON — Ten Republican senators on Monday took up President Joe Biden on his calls for working across the aisle on economic relief, though...

Here are the proposals to raise the minimum wage for Ohio...

There are multiple efforts underway to raise the minimum wage for Ohio workers to $15 an hour. The plans differ slightly on the timeline to...

One expert says he can free up millions of vaccines. Ohio’s...

Ohio's supply of the coronavirus vaccine remains under severe strain, with even priority residents facing a months-long wait for a shot. At his coronavirus press...

Buttigieg puts greenhouse gas reduction at center of Biden transportation policy

Former South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg offered an unapologetic defense of President Joe Biden’s vision for improved transportation and greenhouse gas reductions during a...

Buckeye Institute asks U.S. Supreme Court to review labor union case

An Ohio think tank is asking the Supreme Court of the United States to review a case in which it says a Marietta teacher...

Ohio economists say return to school will boost the economy

Gov. Mike DeWine is trying to get Ohio students back in the classroom by March and he plans to give adults who work in...
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