Ohio’s Fairs & Exposition Commission has released dates for county fairs for 2022.
In our coverage area, here are the dates established for our county fairs: Pickaway County: June 18-25 Jackson County: July 14-23 Fayette County: July 18-23 Vinton County: July 25-30 Pike County: July 29-August 6 Athens County: August 5-13 Ross County: August 6-13 Scioto County: August 8-13 Highland County: September 4-10 Fairfield County: October 9-15
The Ohio State Fair will be held July 27th-August 7th.
(Columbus) – Ohio’s minimum wage will increase by .50 cents per hour, starting in January of 2022.
The hourly wage will go up to $9.30 per hour from $8.80 per hour for non-tipped employees, more than $2 above what is the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour.
“Non-Tipped Employees” includes any employee who does not engage in an occupation in which he/she customarily and regularly receives more than thirty dollars ($30.00) per month in tips.
“Employers” who gross less than $342,000 shall pay their employees no less than the current federal minimum wage rate.
“Employees” under the age of 16 shall be paid no less than the current federal minimum wage rate. “Current Federal Minimum Wage” is $7.25 per hour.
TIPPED EMPLOYEES A Minimum Wage of $4.65 per hour PLUS TIPS “Tipped Employees” includes any employee who engages in an occupation in which he/she customarily and regularly receives more than thirty dollars ($30.00) per month in tips. Employers electing to use the tip credit provision must be able to show that tipped employees receive at least the minimum wage when direct or cash wages and the tip credit amount are combined.