Unemployment Compensation Fund

Andy Chow

Gov. Mike DeWine is calling on state lawmakers to take on the task of finally finishing a reform of Ohio's unemployment compensation system. The legislature has fallen short of accomplishing this, though bills have been proposed multiple times over the last decade. Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports.  

Ohio Public Radio

The state's unemployment compensation fund  is now broke – which was predicted even before the COVID-19 pandemic.

Ohio's unemployment compensation fund is officially broke, and the state has asked to borrow more than 3 billion dollars from the feds so benefit payments may continue. 

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 The state's unemployment compensation fund is running low and would be inadequate if an economic downtown occurs.  

Ohio Public Radio

A controversial bill to shore up the state's  unemployment compensation fund might be moving forward soon.

Ohio Public Radio

A top Republican state lawmaker has taken a comprehensive issue and thrown it into the policymaking process through a bill to overhaul unemployment compensation.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio House is calling for a stopgap for the state's unemployment compensation fund with the hopes of coming back to pass a larger reform bill next year.

A bill to change what employers pay and what benefits workers get out of the state's unemployment compensation fund seems to be stalled at the Statehouse.