Labor

Biden orders $15-an-hour minimum wage for federal contract workers

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden signed an executive order Tuesday to raise the minimum wage for federal contract workers to $15 an hour. The order...

Drugmaker on rising prices: Don’t look at us

A subsidiary of a leading U.S. drugmaker is reporting that the net cost of its products has been falling. If that's true, it would...

Biden calls for paid time off for vaccinations as U.S. hits...

WASHINGTON — Federal and state officials now face trying to reach Americans unable or unwilling to get the COVID-19 vaccine, after meeting President Joe...

As in other states, Ohio might be running out of people...

Some county health departments in Ohio are again telling state officials this week not to send them any more coronavirus vaccines. That's because they...

Restaurant chains slammed over resistance to minimum wage hike for tipped...

WASHINGTON — As the nation’s largest trade group for restaurant owners on Tuesday held a virtual version of its annual gathering to lobby Congress, advocates...

Child care touted as critical infrastructure issue

Members of a legislative caucus on children's issues marked child care as a necessity for Ohio's economy, and said the state needs to expand...

Janitors, security guard ask for minimum wage increase

Tina Callahan typically spends her days cleaning a federal building in Cleveland. She's done this all the way through the pandemic, except when she's...

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.
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