In a previous post on July 22, 2020, we reported on the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (“EEOC”) Pilot Program which modified certain aspects of the EEOC’s mediation program. In October, 2020, the EEOC announced proposed changes to its conciliation process.  Conciliation differs from mediation in that mediation provides both parties an opportunity to mediate

Governor John Kasich has announced his intention to push for a radical retrenchment of Ohio’s Public Employee Bargaining Law, Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4117.  Passed in 1983 during the first year of Governor Richard Celeste’s term, the bill gave unions representing state employees the right to bargain with the state, allowed unions representing state and