Nationwide Insurance Pennsylvania Couple Sues Police, Nationwide Insurance Over Alleged False Arrest By Associated Press • Nov 18, 2017 pittsburgh.cbslocal.com A Pennsylvania couple is suing the police and Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance, claiming they were handcuffed for hours in a police cruiser after their hibiscus plants were confused for marijuana. Nationwide To Lay Off 400 Workers By Jim Letizia • Oct 27, 2017 nationwideprivateclient.com Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance says 400 workers from around the country will be losing their jobs as part of a corporate streamlining. Nationwide Settles Multi-State Complaints Over Data Breach By Jim Letizia • Aug 11, 2017 nationwideprivateclient.com Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance has agreed to pay 5.5 million dollars to 33 states over a 2012 data breach that exposed the personal information of 1.27 million consumers. Nationwide Closing NE Ohio Operation By Jim Letizia • Jan 5, 2017 Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance plans to close its facility in Highland Hills that serves its non-standard auto-insurance business. Corporate Community Funding CCS Levy Campaign By Jim Letizia • Nov 4, 2016 youtube.com Finance reports show the campaign to get voters to approve the Columbus City Schools levy on next week's ballot has raised nearly 436 thousand dollars. Corporate Columbus Backs Organized Opposition To Ward Ballot Issue By Jim Letizia • Jul 23, 2016 Campaign finance reports show Columbus' corporate community is heavily backing the organized opposition to the August ballot issue expanding the size of Columbus City Council. Two Local Companies Make Fortune 500 List By Jim Letizia • Jul 21, 2016 Fortune Two central Ohio companies are listed in the annual "Fortune 500" rankings of the world's top revenue-generating firms. 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. SEC: Nationwide Insurance Pays 8 Million To Settle Mail Practices Claims By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 15, 2015 The Securities and Exchange Commission says Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance has agreed to pay 8 million dollars to settle charges of routinely violating pricing rules in daily processing of orders for some products. Ginther Has Big Money Lead In Columbus Mayoral Race By Jim Letizia • Apr 24, 2015 WCBE Files Newly released campaign finance reports in the Columbus mayoral race contain no surprises. Nationwide Defending Controversial TV Ad By Jim Letizia • Feb 3, 2015 rawstory.com Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance is defending its controversial Super Bowl ad. Farmer In Kasich Radio Ad Not Just A Farmer By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jul 18, 2014 Toledo Blade The farmer featured in a radio ad for Governor John Kasich's re-election campaign airing across rural Ohio sits on the board of Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance. Nationwide Doubles Profit By Jim Letizia • Feb 14, 2014 Stronger sales and fewer claims for storm-related damage helped boost the profit of Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance last year. Council Approves Budget, Scioto Greenways Payment And Tax Break For Nationwide Insurance By Jim Letizia • Feb 11, 2014 Columbus City Council last night approved the 807-million-dollar municipal budget for the year. Custodians Union Pickets Nationwide Insurance By Jim Letizia • Sep 6, 2013 The union representing dozens of Columbus janitors is taking aim at Nationwide Insurance. Nationwide Reports Decline In Profit By Jim Letizia • Feb 15, 2013 Columbus-base Nationwide Insurance reports a major decline in fourth quarter profit. Nationwide Workers Move Downtown By Jim Letizia • Dec 11, 2012 One-thousand employees of Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance moved from two offices in Dublin yesterday to a new building on Nationwide Boulevard downtown. Hackers Strike Local Insurer By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Dec 6, 2012 Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance says someone hacked into its computer network on October 3rd and likely stole personal information of more than 1.1 million people.