What Every Employer Needs to Know About Unintentional Disparate Discrimination
This insight is by Ogletree Deakins authors: Sarah Smith Kuehnel (St Louis), Harrison C. Kuntz (St Louis), R. Lance Witcher (St Louis)
Under a court’s “disparate impact” or “adverse impact” analysis, a plaintiff can prevail in a lawsuit by establishing an employer’s...
Funding Dispute Could Leave New School Promise Axed
News article by Patrick O'Donnell, The Plain Dealer examines how some promised new schools could be axed as Cleveland district, state fight over money.
At the center of the dispute is how much construction can cost in Cleveland compared to the rest of the state."
LEGISLATIVE UPDATE - MAY 11, 2018
CEA Article May
Action at the Ohio Statehouse has been sporadic during the last month or so as the Legislature had two planned breaks, one for Easter and then one for primary elections. These breaks, along with the Ohio Speaker of the House resigning under a possible FBI investigation,...
Depreciation Deductions Roadmap Under Tax Reform
Skoda Minotti's Denny Murphy, CPA is the author of this article.
Thanks to a taxpayer-friendly provision included in the recently enacted tax reform package, bonus depreciation has been expanded to..."
The nuCLEus Project is Still in Works
Story was written by Sam Allard, a staff writer at Cleveland Scene
Stark Vice President Steven Coven testified in support of House Bill 469, a bill sponsored by Rep. Tom Patton, (R-Strongsville) and Rep. Kirk Schuring (R-North Canton), which would provide a 10 percent tax credit...
Building Trades put Financial Clout to Work
This news article is by Jay Miller, Crain's Cleveland Business staff writer on government issues.
The pension and health and welfare funds supported by many of the 31 unions or district councils in the Cleveland Building & Construction Trades Council (CBCTC) are investing in or lending millions of dollars to many of the most...
Trump Infrastructure Plan Provides Skilled Jobs
This article was written by the Secretary of Labor, R. Alexander Acosta, on The White House webpage.
The president’s bold infrastructure proposal promises to create even more jobs."
CEA Testifies in Support of HB 459
April 11, 2018
Tim Linville, CEO of Construction Employers Association, testified before the House Insurance Committee in support of Ohio House Bill 459, which would empower the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation to establish the framework and rules for trade association to offer group self-insurance...
Legislative Update - April 6, 2018
CEA Article April
Capital Bill PassesThe State Capital / ReAppropriations Bill was introduced in late February. CEA representatives were present at multiple hearings. HB 529 was not changed throughout the process. The bill provides $2.63 billion in capital appropriations for...
The Fannie Lewis Law Still in Effect
This article is from the website of Frantz Ward LLP
The decisions were both in favor of the City of Cleveland’s “Home Rule” powers and the City’s constitutional authority to create laws relating to public improvement projects funded by the City."