Ohio Business News

business (5)Storing paper files in offices or warehouses is no longer done -we hope- but, when information in deleted so easily from a computer, we tend to wonder umm……, either way this is what is happening around Ohio this week.

Commercial kitchens: Can we stir up new food processing in Ohio?

In March, I was at a meeting in Champaign County, Ohio, when a woman asked me what I knew about community commercial kitchens.

Not much, I confessed, but enough to think they’re a great option for entrepreneurial small food processors and marketers.

Let’s say you have a great recipe for cheesecakes. You make them for every occasion and even give them as gifts. Pretty soon, people are asking if they could buy them from you.

Ohio women earn 75% of what men make, report says

As local leaders seek to improve the job outlook, national numbers again point to an income disparity between men and women nationally.

The National Women’s Law Center reports women working full-time make 77 cents on the dollar compared to their male counterparts. The center pointed to a disproportionate concentration of women working in minimum wage and tipped occupations.

Cleveland VA office accidentally deletes nearly 500,000 loan documents

The regional Veterans Affairs office in Cleveland says nearly 500,000 electronic home loan documents were accidentally deleted in May.  The VA says the information included active loan files, along with appraisal and grant documents for veterans and service members who qualify for the Specially Adapted Housing. Ohio Republican Senator Rob Portman issued a statement Monday saying that he wants more answers and what the office plans to do about the mistake.