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  • BWC Recommends 20% Premium Cut

    COLUMBUS — The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation last month proposed a 20 percent reduction in the average premium rate it charges private employers, its largest rate cut in nearly...Read More
  • Braxton Brewing To Expand HQ

    COVINGTON, Ky. — Braxton Brewing Co. this month announced major development plans to expand its headquarters here. A 5,000-square-foot rooftop bar, along with increased production capacity, will allow the brewery...Read More
  • Ohio Minimum Wage Increases In 2019

    COLUMBUS — Ohio’s minimum wage increased on Jan. 1 to $8.55 per hour for nontipped employees and $4.30 per hour for tipped employees.Read More
  • Ohio Lawmakers Record PSAs

    WASHINGTON (PRNewswire) — Several members of Congress from Ohio have teamed up with the Beer Institute in its annual public service announcement campaign urging Americans across the country to drink...Read More
  • Molson Breaks Ground On Brewery

    LONGUEUIL, Quebec — Molson Coors recently held a groundbreaking ceremony to kick off the construction for what will be the company’s most modern brewing facility and distribution center to date.Read More

Legally Speaking

  • Court Rejects Commission’s Challenge To Ruling

    In the fall, “Legally Speaking” analyzed a decision by the Tenth District Court of Appeals in Hobnob, Inc. v. Ohio Liquor Control Comm., which reversed the lower court’s decision upholding...
  • Activity Continues On Tennessee Licensing Case

    In December, respondents’ briefs were filed by the retailers involved in the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Byrd case with the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Preparation Underway For Feb. 1 Permit Renewals

    For all liquor retail permit holders in the northeastern part of Ohio, midnight on Feb. 1 means it is time your 2018-2019 permit expires; this also includes all manufacturers and...
  • Supreme Court Set To Hear Liquor Law Case

    On Nov. 20, briefs were filed in the Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Byrd case with the U.S. Supreme Court.
  • Repeal Pave Way For Modern Al-Bev Market

    Wednesday, Dec. 5, marks the 85th anniversary of the ratification of the 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution, which repealed Prohibition and established today’s effective system of state-based alcohol...
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