Prohibition of Employee Residency Requirements (aka Local Hire)

The Eighth Appellate District Court of Appeals’ in Cuyahoga County upheld a Cleveland trial court’s injunction on the statute prohibiting the use of residency requirements on public improvement contracts in Ohio. AGC of Ohio strongly supported the legislation (H.B. 180) that was enacted in 2016. The case has been appealed to the Ohio Supreme Court, and AGC intends to engage in support of the prohibition. Cleveland v State, 2017.