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June 2006

06.12.06 Plain Dealer: Minimum Wage key for Ohio Dems

If labor and anti-poverty groups can get that issue on the November ballot, some political experts contend, Democratic voters will be much more likely to go to the polls. They will pick their party’s candidates to serve as governor and U.S. senator and

People's Weekly World - Minimum wage to loom large in Ohio vote

Illustration by D. Baldinger A variety of progressive, issue-oriented forces are at work in the Ohio elections, trying to build a political movement capable of ousting the ultra-right from control of state government in November. Industrial unions,

April 2006

OH: HB0471 Status

Looks like it may be dead - amended and failed to pass committee

OH: HB0471

To enact sections 5101.91, 5101.911, 5101.912, 5101.913, 5101.914, and 5101.915 of the Revised Code to require certain employers in this state who do not provide a specified amount of health care coverage to their employees to make contributions to a fund

March 2006

Ohioans For A Fair Minimum Wage

Ohioans For A Fair Minimum Wage is a coalition of non-profit, community, faith-based, civil rights and labor organizations that believe no one should have to work for $4.25 an hour -- where Ohio's pathetic minimum wage has been mired since 1990. We believ

Let Justice Roll Ohio

Minimum wage coalition of churches and other activists

03.24.06 OH: Minimum-Wage Raise Touted

Boosting the state minimum wage to $6.85 an hour — a proposal likely to appear on the November statewide ballot — would result in raises for 1 in 7 Ohio workers, according to a new study. An estimated 720,000 workers, 58 percent of them women, would b

03.16.06 OH: GOP Lawmakers Try To Defuse Minimum Wage Ballot Proposals - Yahoo! News

The Republican-led Ohio Legislature passed a hike to the state's minimum wage last week, raising it to the federal level of $5.15 an hour, meaning small businesses also will have to pay that rate. GOP Gov. Bob Taft has endorsed it. ADVERTISEMENT Why did R

03.09.06 Ohio Minimum Wage Gets a Boost

Only to $5.15, current federal minimum

February 2006

AP Wire | 02/24/2006 | Report: Wal-Mart biggest employer of Medicaid recipients

The world's largest retailer and fast food giant also accounted for the most employed people who get food stamps. Labor leaders and lawmakers around the country have targeted Wal-Mart, saying wages are so low that employees are forced to seek public as

Wal-Mart workers costing taxpayers

Saturday, February 25, 2006 Catherine Candisky and Jeffrey Sheban THE COLUMBUS DISPATCH Taxpayers are picking up the tab for health-care costs of more Wal-Mart workers and dependents than for any other Ohio employer, long-awaited state figures show.

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