Job and Family Services http://wyso.org en Montgomery County Children’s Services Workers Could Strike http://wyso.org/post/montgomery-county-children-s-services-workers-could-strike <p dir="ltr" style="line-height:1.15;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt;"><span id="docs-internal-guid-0948e132-6be4-90f1-5f46-4240b6f4d030"><span style="font-size: 16px; font-family: Arial; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap; background-color: transparent;">Children’s Services workers at Montgomery County could go on strike soon after contract negotiations with the county broke down early this week. Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:09:58 +0000 Lewis Wallace 50938 at http://wyso.org Ohio Aiming To Raise Child Support Collection http://wyso.org/post/ohio-aiming-raise-child-support-collection <p>A statewide effort to collect more child support from parents is seeing mixed results from county to county in Ohio.</p><p>Child-support experts tell The Columbus Dispatch that the main reason is funding.</p><p>They say the number of cases each child-support caseworker deals with varies by county because of funding from each county.</p><p>Around the state, Geauga and Delaware counties each collected over 80 percent of the child-support money owed in the last fiscal year.</p><p>The statewide average was 66 percent.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 21:35:00 +0000 Associated Press 37980 at http://wyso.org TAC Industries Loses Jobs to Sequestration http://wyso.org/post/tac-industries-loses-jobs-sequestration <p>A Clark County business has been forced to layoff employees due to sequestration. TAC Industries has cut 17 production and office workers due to the loss of revenue from government contracts.<br><br>TAC Industries CEO Mary Brandstetter says the sequestration process has caused her company to see an 82 percent decrease in a military cargo net manufacturing contract. Dropping revenue from $6 and a half million to $1 and a quarter million.</p> Thu, 21 Mar 2013 21:03:10 +0000 Wayne Baker 30657 at http://wyso.org Ohio Welfare Rolls See 18 Percent Drop http://wyso.org/post/ohio-welfare-rolls-see-18-percent-drop <p>Ohio&#39;s welfare rolls have seen an 18 percent drop over the past year, largely due to recipients booted from the program for failing to work or get job training.</p><p>The Columbus Dispatch reports Monday that 36 percent of the drop is attributed to failure to meet work requirements. Other reasons include paperwork errors, income increases or time limits.</p> Mon, 02 Apr 2012 16:51:21 +0000 Associated Press 13976 at http://wyso.org Job and Family Services Adapt http://wyso.org/post/job-and-family-services-adapt <p><span class="article-content"><span><i>There are some signs that the job market is improving, but longer periods of unemployment mean that many people are replying on support from local agencies. Last fiscal year The Clark County Department of Job and Family Services faced a $3 million deficit and a 10% increase in cases. </i></span></span> Mon, 21 Jun 2010 20:36:42 +0000 Juliet Fromholt 3127 at http://wyso.org