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June 29, 2022

NEW REPORT FINDS OHIO’S ESSENTIAL WORKERS PRECARIOUSLY POSITIONED DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Many Suffered from Lack of Protections; Group Calls for Direct Relief

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September 29, 2021

Essential Ohio: Path to Citizenship in Congress is “Key to Unlocking Brighter Future” for Ohio Families

Congress can lift thousands of Ohio children out of poverty by creating a path to citizenship for their parents. Essential Ohio calls on each and every member of the Ohio congressional delegation to ensure this policy becomes law in 2021.

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August 19, 2021

Congress One Step Closer to Creating Path to Citizenship for Essential Workers

Legalization is a win for Ohio communities, families, and the entire economy

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July 19, 2021

Essential in ohio report

Three out of every ten workers in Ohio perform essential jobs that literally keep us alive and our communities functioning. Still, according to a new report from Policy Matters Ohio and Essential Ohio, essential workers’ median pay is 12.9% less than that of workers in nonessential jobs.

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Feb 25, 2021

Protections for all 

With Black and Latino Ohioans at Outsized Risk for COVID-19, Essential Ohio Demands Protections for All Essential Workers

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Feb 8, 2021

VAcCine prioritIzation

Essential Workers Take On Most Risks in Pandemic: Will the State of Ohio Make Them Priority for Vaccines?

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FEb 8, 2021

Biden
Executive Order

Ohio Leaders Hope Biden COVID-19 Plan Sparks New National Commitment to Protecting All Workers

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Oct 28, 2020

Columbus

Columbus becomes Largest Ohio City to Endorse “Essential Workers Bill of Rights”

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OCt 19, 2020

Dayton

Dayton City Commission Endorses “Essential Workers Bill of Rights”

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Sept 22, 2020

Lakewood

In Unanimous Votes, Lakewood and Toledo City Councils Pass Resolutions Supporting an Essential Workers Bill of Rights #EssentialOH Campaign in Your Town Soon

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Sept 16, 2020

toledo

With Toledo City Council Introduction, #EssentialOhio Campaign is Poised to Pass Essential Workers Bills of Rights Across Ohio

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