Fire departments struggle with Ohio part-time work law

State law says that part-time township employees without health and pension benefits aren't supposed to work more than 1,500 hours a year


By Elizabeth Gibson
The Columbus Dispatch

COLUMBUS — Township fire departments have long struggled with a state law that caps the number of hours part-time firefighters can work.

Ohio law says that part-time township employees who don't receive health and pension benefits aren't supposed to work more than 1,500 hours a year. At least, the law appears to say that.

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