Ohio Report for Tuesday, November 24, 2015 House Report

Opponents Blast Proposed Unemployment Changes; Bill Would Shift Hundreds Of Millions In Annual Costs

Labor leaders and advocates for the poor and retired on Tuesday criticized a bill they say addresses the issue of insolvency in the state's unemployment compensation fund on the backs of workers.

Under the legislation (HB 394*) workers would be forced to shoulder the burden of bringing the state's fund into balance in order to weather an economic downturn in the future, opponents of the measure told members of the House Insurance Committee.


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