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Bill extending child work hours passes Ohio Senate

BY: - March 10, 2023

Ohio senators who supported a bill extending the hours 14 and 15-year-olds can work during the school year say remedying the workforce shortage won’t come with increased risks to children. “Nobody in this chamber would ever do anything to endanger our children here,” said state Sen. Jerry Cirino, R-Kirtland. “I hope we all would stipulate […]

Bill to extend working hours for Ohio teens reintroduced by lawmakers

BY: - February 7, 2023

The following article was originally published on 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 bill introduced to the Ohio Senate would extend the hours teenagers can […]