Category: Ohio Government

ODJFS Encourages Employers to Hire Veterans

ODJFS Encourages Employers to Hire Veterans During Hire-a-Veteran Month, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) encourages employers to consider hiring veterans and reminds them of the many free resources the agency offers to help. “Veterans are assets…

Ohio again exceeds 15 percent MBE purchasing goal

Ohio again exceeds 15 percent MBE purchasing goal For the third consecutive year, the State of Ohio has exceeded the goal of its Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) program by purchasing 23.65 percent of eligible goods and services through certified minority-owned…

Get a Front Row Seat to Democracy in Action

Get a Front Row Seat to Democracy in Action It takes an army of over 35,000 people to ensure things run smoothly on Election Day and we’re calling on you to enlist. Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s office is…

State Funds Available to Help Businesses Market Worldwide

State Funds Available to Help Businesses Market Worldwide The Ohio Development Services Agency’s Export Assistance Office is ready to help Ohio small businesses sell their goods and services overseas. Recently, the State of Ohio was awarded $700,000 by the U.S.…

Application Opens for Workforce Training Funds

Application Opens for Workforce Training Funds The Ohio Incumbent Workforce Training Voucher Program application is now open. Ohio businesses can begin completing the application for funding to improve the skills of their workforce. “Technology keeps changing, and this training keeps…

Ninth Annual Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Ninth Annual Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame Inductees Announced On October 5, 2017, the Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC) along with sponsors Wright State University, Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc. and PNC Bank, will host the Ninth Annual Ohio Civil Rights Hall of…

Ohio BWC Safety Innovations is accepting entries

Ohio BWC Safety Innovations is accepting entries Has your company or organization developed an innovative solution to help reduce the risk of workplace injuries and illnesses? If so, you could earn a cash award up to $6,000 for it! The…

July 22 surplus auction features Evac-u-lift chair, Gator utility vehicle, outboard motor and more

July 22 surplus auction features Evac-u-lift chair, Gator utility vehicle, outboard motor and more COLUMBUS (July 14, 2017) — The state’s next miscellaneous property auction, scheduled Saturday, July 22, will feature numerous unique items including an Evac-u-Lift rescue chair, John…

State of Ohio Announces Partners to Help Grow Minority-Owned Businesses

State of Ohio Announces Partners to Help Grow Minority-Owned Businesses The Ohio Development Services Agency (DSA) has selected seven partners located across Ohio to help develop and grow Ohio small, minority-owned and socially and economically disadvantaged businesses through the Minority…

Lt. Governor Taylor and BWC announce $44 million investment in workplace safety and wellness

Lt. Governor Taylor and BWC announce $44 million investment in workplace safety and wellness COLUMBUS — Lt. Governor Mary Taylor and Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) Administrator/CEO Sarah Morrison recently announced a $44 million investment in workplace safety, health…