Minimum Wage Minimum Wage Increase Takes Effect Sunday In Ohio, Other States By Associated Press & Ohio Public Radio • Dec 31, 2016 19 states, including Ohio, will see their minimum wages increase on January 1st. State Minimum Wage To Increase Next Year By Associated Press • Sep 30, 2016 Ohio's minimum wage will increase by 5 cents next year to adjust for inflation. Democrats Unveil State Legislative Agenda By Jim Letizia • Jan 28, 2016 Ohio Public Radio Minority Democrats in the Ohio Legisature have laid out their agenda on economic and educational issues they say majority Republicans are ignoring. Nationwide Raising Minimum Wage By Jim Letizia • Sep 9, 2015 Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance says it will increase its minimum wage to 15 dollars an hour by the end of next June. Fast Food Workers Strike Calls Attention To Minimum Wage By Ohio Public Radio • Dec 5, 2013 Workers at fast food restaurants in Columbus and several other U.S. cities are holding strikes and protests today, seeking higher wages. Taxpayers Picking Up The Slack For Low-Wage Fast Food Jobs By Jim Letizia • Nov 1, 2013 A study by the University of California at Berkeley shows 45 percent of Ohio's 75-thousand fast food workers make so little income that they turn to public assistance programs to make ends meet. Ohio Minimum Wage Worker Tells Her Story By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Aug 29, 2013 Thousands of fast-food workers are scheduled to go on strike today in cities in Ohio and other states to seek a higher wage. Minimum Wage Goes Up Next Year By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Dec 28, 2012 The state's minimum wage will increase slightly next year, thanks to Ohio voters.