Four ways to help people with disabilities get work

BY: - December 19, 2022

A bill currently in the Ohio General Assembly would eliminate the subminimum wage for people with disabilities. Currently, companies in Ohio are allowed to apply for a waiver from the state minimum wage to hire people with disabilities. The goal of this program is to make it easier for companies to hire people with disabilities […]

Two Ohio lawmakers want to prohibit paying people with disabilities less than minimum wage

BY: - October 6, 2022

Thanks to a 2006 constitutional amendment, Ohio’s minimum wage will increase from $9.30 to $10.10 next January. Two Democratic state lawmakers want to make sure all of the state’s minimum wage workers get that raise. Under current state law, employers can pay people with disabilities less than the state’s minimum wage. When lawmakers approved the […]

Ohio bill could provide more resources for kids with disabilities to succeed

BY: - August 16, 2022

The following article was originally published on News5Cleveland.com and is published in the Ohio Capital Journal under a content-sharing agreement. Unlike other OCJ articles, it is not available for free republication by other news outlets as it is owned by WEWS in Cleveland.   A new bill introduced in the Ohio Senate could provide more […]