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Your Rights in the Workplace
Publication Date: 2018
Available under Self-Help Resources at the Franklin County Law Library website, http://lawlibrary.franklincountyohio.gov
Ohio Laws and Links
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 149.45
No internet access to social security numbers by public agencies. Social security numbers, and other personal information are also exempt from public records law.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 1349.19
The Security Breach Notification Act requires sellers to notify consumers if a security breach puts their personal information at risk for identity theft or other fraud.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2913.21
Misuse of credit cards.
Oh. Rev. Code Sec. 2913.49
Columbus Residents Face Federal Charges For Pandemic Unemployment Fraud
Former Ohio employees charged for stealing millions in state unemployment funds
Hackers linked to Chinese government stole millions in Covid benefits, Secret Service says The theft of state unemployment funds is the first pandemic fraud tied to foreign, state-sponsored cybercriminals that the U.S. government has acknowledged publicly
NBC News 12/5/22
How a ProPublica Reporter Learned Scammers’ Secret Sauce
When reporter Cezary Podkul began investigating how unemployment insurance fraud exploded during the pandemic, he discovered an international web of scammers, stolen identities and “sauce.”
Ohio On The Hunt To Recover $465M In Unemployment Fraud
Statehouse News Bureau 7/8/21
Collecting Unemployment Benefits in Ohio
DoNotPay is trying to automate unemployment claims as states’ websites and phone systems buckle.
Not all unemployed people get unemployment benefits; in some states, very few do
Pew Research Center 4/24/20
Ohio Will Pay Back Billions In Federal Funds Used For Unemployment, Using Federal Coronavirus Relief Funds
Ohio Capital Journal 9/2/21
Out of work Ohioans are no longer given an extra $300 a week in federal unemployment benefits starting June 26.
Cincinnati Enquirer 5/13/21
STATE OF OHIO NOW BORROWING MONEY FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO PAY UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS
Unemployment claims in Ohio, nation hit lowest point since start of coronavirus crisis
Unemployed Ohioans once again will need to prove they're searching for work to receive benefits. Starting the week of May 23, out-of-work Ohioans will need to resume weekly work-search activities as part of future applications for unemployment payments.
Local Toledo News 5/11/21
We Called Unemployment Offices in All 50 States. Only 2 Picked Up
Yes, you can restart unemployment benefits if you’re laid off again
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