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Category: Current Issues

Here is a compendium of current issues that affect Ohio’s public entities, plus McGown & Markling news of note.

The Ohio Ethics Commission – The Voice of Ethics – 2021 Quarter 3

The Ohio Ethics Commission just published its newest newsletter, “The Voice of Ethics,” which can be viewed here. Past newsletters from the Ohio Ethics Commission can be viewed here. McGown & Markling is often asked to opine on various ethics issues, but the best ethics advice comes straight from the Ohio Ethics Commission itself. To request an […]

The Ohio Ethics Commission – The Voice of Ethics – 2021 Quarter 2

The Ohio Ethics Commission just published its newest newsletter, “The Voice of Ethics,” which can be viewed here. Past newsletters from the Ohio Ethics Commission can be viewed here. McGown & Markling is often asked to opine on various ethics issues, but the best ethics advice comes straight from the Ohio Ethics Commission itself. To request an […]

Human Rights Campaign Template Provides Pertinent Information for Employers Regarding Transgender Employees

Following the United States Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Bostock v. Clayton County, limited guidance has been provided to school districts regarding transitioning transgender employees. In Bostock, the Supreme Court held that firing an employee based on their sexual orientation or gender identification status was a violation of Title VII’s prohibition of discrimination […]

The Ohio Ethics Commission – The Voice of Ethics – 2021 Quarter 1

The Ohio Ethics Commission just published its newest newsletter, “The Voice of Ethics,” which can be viewed here. Past newsletters from the Ohio Ethics Commission can be viewed here. McGown & Markling is often asked to opine on various ethics issues, but the best ethics advice comes straight from the Ohio Ethics Commission itself. To request an […]