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Ban the Box Version 2.0: An Effort to Close the Gender Wage Gap

Sep 01, 2016 by

According to the Institute for Women’s Policy Research, the wage gap between female full-time workers and male full-time workers was 21% in 2015. This means that in 2015, women were paid $0...

New EEOC Proposed Guidance on National Origin: A Strong Stand on Additional Areas of Discrimination

Aug 31, 2016 by

In the 14 years since the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last published guidance on national origin, courts have ruled on new areas of discrimination, businesses have become...

Unemployment Compensation Bill Avoids Penalties but Makes No Significant Reforms

Jul 13, 2016 by Robert J. McBride

On the eve of its summer recess and within the flurry of nearly 50 bills sent to Ohio Governor John Kasich, the General Assembly approved a plan to repay the debt incurred during the Great...

Transgender Bathroom Use: A Civil Right

Jul 13, 2016 by

The following scenario is becoming more common in workplaces: A transgender employee wants to use the restroom of the gender they identify with. A few other employees protest because they...

Ohio Legalizes Medical Marijuana: Review Your Workplace Rules

Jul 13, 2016 by Jill C. McQueen

In June, Governor John Kasich signed into law a plan to legalize medical marijuana use.  People with qualifying medical conditions—including seizure disorders, cancer, PTSD, glaucoma, Crohn...

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