Ohio Civil Rights Commission Two Former Columbus Urban League Employees Claim They Were Fired For Being Lesbians By Jim Letizia • Aug 2, 2018 cul.org Two former Columbus Urban League employees have filed a lawsuit claiming they were fired for being lesbians. Black State Lawmaker Files Complaint About Treatment By Statehouse Security By Associated Press • Jul 2, 2018 cleveland.com An African-American Ohio lawmaker who says security at the Statehouse has inappropriately stopped her several times has filed a complaint with the state Civil Rights Commission. State Says GM Allowed Racist Behavior Against Black Employees At Toledo Plant By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Apr 6, 2018 toledo.gm.com The Ohio Civil Rights Commission says General Motors allowed the harassment of a black employee at the firm's plant in Toledo to go unchecked last year. Arbitrator Says Columbus Cop Who Made Racially-Charged Comments Should Be Rehired By Jim Letizia • Jun 29, 2017 An arbitrator has ordered the Columbus Division of Police to re-hire the white sergeant accused of using racial slurs and threatening to kill two black officers. State Finds Evidence Of Discrimination At Ohio UPS Facility By Associated Press • Jun 25, 2017 twitter.com The Ohio Civil Rights Commission says it has found evidence to support 25 complaints that United Parcel Service engaged in illegal discriminatory practices at a Maumee distribution center last year. Former Urbancrest Mayor, First African-American OHP Trooper Passes Away By Jim Letizia • May 13, 2017 Ohio Highway Patrol Friends, family and the Ohio Highway Patrol are mourning the death of the state's first African-American trooper and former elected local leader. Columbus Council Approves One Tax Break And Study Of Tax Break Policies By Jim Letizia • Oct 25, 2016 Columbus City Council last night approved a tax break for a California-based retailer to create 158 jobs in logistics and warehousing. Civil Rights Panel Says CDP Too Slow Investigating White Officer's Racial Comments By Jim Letizia • Jul 18, 2016 The Ohio Civil Rights Commission has charged the Columbus Division of Police with moving too slowly in its probe of alleged racism by a white officer. Group Files Civil Rights Complaint Over CDP Headscarf Policy By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 21, 2015 pinterest.com The Ohio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations has filed an employment discrimination complaint over the Columbus police policy banning officers from wearing headscarves for religious reasons. Commission Deciding On Damages In Housing Discrimination Case By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 26, 2013 The Ohio Civil Rights Commission is weighing a final decision in a five-year-old case in which a landlady allegedly discriminated against undercover fair housing testers.