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Common Pleas Court has Jurisdiction over a Union’s Claims Arising from Breach of a CBA Which do Not Include Unfair Labor Allegations

In the case of Tipp City Edn. Assn. v. Tipp City Exempted Village School Dist. Bd. of Edn., 2023-Ohio-4000, an appellate court held that a common pleas court has subject matter jurisdiction over breach of contract claims brought by a union which arise from a collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”), as R.C. 4117.11 reserves exclusive jurisdiction […]

Inmate Cannot Prove Public Record Request

In the case of State of Ohio ex rel. Ware v. Fankhauser, 2023-Ohio-3939, an appellate court held that the clerk responded to the inmate’s request for public records in a timely manner when the inmate was unable to prove when the clerk received the request. In this case, the inmate argued that the certified mail […]

Amendments to Tax Law Do not Apply Retroactively

In the case of New Albany-Plain Local Schools Bd of Edn. v. Franklin Cty. Bd. of Revision, 2023-Ohio-3806, an appellate court held the school board was permitted to appeal the decision of the tax appeals for a complaint filed prior to the effective date of new amendments to R.C. 5715.19(A) and R.C. 5717.01. In this […]