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Ohio Government Agencies

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1. Discrimination/Harassment

2. Safety & Health

3. Unemployment Insurance

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

5. Workers’ Compensation

1. Discrimination/Harassment

For more information about filing a discrimination or harassment claim in Ohio, see our page on filing a discrimination complaint: Ohio

Discrimination/Harassment – State Agency

Ohio Civil Rights Commission (OCRC)

Columbus–Central Office
State Office Tower 5th Floor
30 East Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-2785
Toll-Free: (888) 278-7101
Columbus Regional Office
State Office Tower 4th Floor
30 East Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 466-5928
TTY: (614) 752-2391
Fax: (614) 466-6250
Counties Served: Franklin, Union, Madison, Delaware, Pickaway, Licking, Fairfield, Hocking, Muskingum, Perry, Athens, Morgan, Guernsey, Noble, Washington, Belmont, Monroe, Ross, Marion, Morrow
Akron Regional Office
Akron Government Building – Suite 205
161 South High Street
Akron, OH 44308
Phone: (330) 643-3100
TTY: (330) 643-3100
Fax: (330) 643-3120
Counties Served: Wayne, Summit, Stark, Portage, Trumbull, Mahoning, Columbiana, Knox, Holmes, Coshocton, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Jefferson, Harrison
Dayton Regional Office
40 West 4th Centre
40 West 4th St., Suite 1900
Dayton, OH 45402
Phone: (937) 285-6500
TTY: (937) 285-6500
Fax: (937) 285-6606
Counties Served: Darke, Preble, Shelby, Miami, Montgomery, Logan, Champaign, Clark, Greene, Van Wert, Mercer, Allen, Auglaize, Hardin
Cincinnati Regional Office
Phone: (513) 352-2465
Counties Served: Butler, Hamilton, Clermont, Clinton, Warren, Brown, Fayette, Highland, Adams, Pike, Scioto, Vinton, Jackson, Lawrence, Gallia, Meigs
Toledo Regional Office
DiSalle Government Center – Suite 936
640 Jackson St.
Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: (419) 245-2900
TTY: (419) 245-2900
Fax: (419) 245-2668
Counties Served: Williams, Defiance, Paulding, Fulton, Henry, Putnam, Lucas, Wood, Hancock, Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca, Wyandot
Cleveland Regional Office
885 Lausche State Office Building
615 West Superior Avenue, 8th Floor
Cleveland, OH 44113
Phone: (216) 787-3150
TTY: (216) 787-3150
Fax: (216) 787-4121
Counties Served: Lorain, Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Ashtabula, Erie, Huron, Richland, Medina, Ashland

Web Address: http://crc.ohio.gov/

Agency Description/Mission: The Ohio Civil Rights Commission enforces state laws against discrimination. The agency receives and investigates charges of discrimination in employment, public accommodations, housing, credit and disability in higher education on the bases of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, ancestry and familial status. The Commission has six regional offices in Akron, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Columbus, Dayton and Toledo.

Discrimination/Harassment – Local Offices of Federal Agency (EEOC)

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Cincinnati Area Office

550 Main Street
Suite 10019
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Phone: (513) 684-2851
TTY: (513) 684-2074

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Cleveland District Office

1660 West Second Street
Suite 850
Cleveland, OH 44113-1454
Phone: (216) 522-2001
TTY: (216) 522-8441

For more information about this agency, see the EEOC section of our page on federal agencies

2. Safety & Health (workplace health & safety complaints and information)

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Cincinnati Area Office

36 Triangle Park Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45246
Phone: (513) 841-4132
Fax: (513) 841-4114

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Cleveland Area Office

Federal Office Building
1240 East 9th Street, Room 899
Cleveland, OH 44199
Phone: (216) 522-3818
Fax: (216) 771-6148

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Columbus Area Office

Federal Office Building
200 North High Street, Room 620
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 469-5582
Fax: (614) 469-6791

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
Toledo Area Office

Ohio Building
420 Madison Avenue, Suite 600
Toledo, OH 43604
Phone: (419) 259-7542
Fax: (419) 259-6355

For more information about this agency, see the OSHA section of our page on federal agencies

3. Unemployment Insurance

Ohio Department of Job & Family Services
Office of Unemployment Compensation

30 E. Broad St., 32nd Floor
Columbus, OH 43215-3414
Phone: (877) 644-6562
Fax: (614) 466-6873
Web Address: http://jfs.ohio.gov/

General Information on Unemployment Compensation
Frequently Asked Questions About Unemployment Compensation
Register for Benefits by Telephone

4. Wage and Hour/Labor Standards Violations

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – State Agency

Ohio Department of Commerce
Division of Labor and Worker Safety
Wage and Hour Bureau

50 West Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 644-2239
E-Mail: [email protected]
Web Address:

Agency Information/Mission: Bureau field staff conduct routine inspections of workplaces throughout the State. They provide information, ensure compliance with the labor laws, investigate complaints and consult with both employers and employees. The Bureau assists the public in understanding their rights and responsibilities under the wage and hour law, and pursues reported violations of the law.

Frequently Asked Questions
Ohio Minimum Wage Laws

Wage and Hour/Labor Standards – Local Offices of Federal Agency (DOL)

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Cincinnati Area Office

550 Main Street
Room 10-409
Cincinnati, OH 45202-5208
Phone: (513) 684-2942
Fax: (513) 684-2906

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Cleveland District Office

Federal Office Building
1240 E. 9th Street, Room 817
Cleveland, OH 44199-2054
Phone: (216) 522-3892
Fax: (216) 522-4235

U.S. Department of Labor (DOL)
ESA Wage & Hour Division
Columbus District Office

200 North High, Room 646
Columbus, OH 43215-2475
Phone: (614) 469-5677
Fax: (614) 469-5428

For more information about this agency, see the U.S. Department of Labor section of our page on federal agencies

5. Workers’ Compensation (for job-related injuries or illness)

Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation
30 West Spring Street
Columbus, OH 43266-0581
Phone (Toll-Free): 1-800-OHIOBWC (1-800-644-6292)
Fax: (877) 520-OHIO (6446)

Web Address: http://www.ohiobwc.com

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