Local construction subcontractor R&R Steel got caught paying immigrant workers way less than they were due.
Vote ‘no’ on Issue 1. Ohio voters approved a Victims’ Rights amendment to the Ohio Constitution in 1994. Ohio now has a well developed body of law that seeks to treat crime victims fairly and respectfully.
A test of the city’s commitment to sanctuary for undocumented immigrants may be at hand. And the sheriff’s voluntary cooperation with ICE detainers, which now defines the county’s position on sanctuary, may become a subject for debate.
In cooperating with ICE immigration enforcement, Sheriff’s office violates the U.S. Constitution, disregards its own policy, and endangers public safety, say activists
Dreamer released after narrowly avoiding deportation. But her DACA rights were not restored and her release is subject to an Order of Supervision. Many unanswered questions remain as uncertainty around DACA grows.
A Cincinnati area woman, who was brought to the U.S. in 2004 at age 9, is being held by federal immigration authorities in a detention center near Chicago after she was arrested Aug. 17 by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents in Louisville.
By Jim DeBrosse, firstname.lastname@example.org
Another major Cincinnati construction job — the $129-million renovation of Music Hall that began this month — is facing accusations that contractors are trimming costs by using non-certified welders and risking the safety of the project.
Bartender Alexandra Frederick was worried that she would lose her parents’ health insurance coverage once she turned 27 last year. But thanks to new incentives for small businesses under Obamacare, and a thoughtful group of employers, she hasn’t lost a day of her coverage.
McDonald’s franchise business model–one in which the parent company rejects any responsibility to its franchise workers for wages, benefits, and working conditions–is under attack by the National Labor Relations Board, according to the company and the International Franchise Association. And Republican legislators in Congress are sympathetic to their call for help.
We report here on matters that recently piqued the interest of C4AD:
- Proposed state-wide regulations for ride-sharing services like Uber support the company’s view that its drivers are self-employed contractors
- A quick look at two local anti-poverty efforts: the Cincinnati Preschool Promise program and Mayor John Cranley’s target without a program
- A bill in the legislature would reduce financial contributions from Ohio employers while replenishing money in the unemployment fund. To perform this magic, the bill would slash unemployment benefits for workers even more.
- A bill proposed by Rep. Steve Chabot (R-Westwood), a vigorous opponent of immigration reform, would bring in thousands of unskilled foreign workers for seasonal jobs.