TAG: Ohio Landscape Association

Ohio landscape projects receive recognition

April 5, 2013By

The Ohio Landscape Association has named the winners in its 16th annual Landscape Ohio! awards program. This year, 40 projects received awards in a total of 16 different categories. The award for Lifetime Dedication and Outstanding Contributions to the Landscape Industry was presented to David Richards, CLT, Horticulture Science teacher at the Auburn Career Center in Concord Township. The Ohio... read more

Court issues injunction blocking changes to H-2B

April 27, 2012By

District Court Judge M.C. Rodgers on Thursday issued a preliminary injunction blocking the implementation of the H-2B program rule, ensuring landscapers will be able to rely on their H-2B workers for the forseeable future. The program rule would have been implemented by the Department of Labor nationwide on April 27. The ruling also should impact the DOL’s plans to implement... read more

H-2B vote might take place soon

November 11, 2011By

BROADVIEW HEIGHTS, OHIO — The following is a H-2B news bulletin released Nov. 11 by the Ohio Landscape Association: Legislation has been proposed that would provide temporary protection for a few job categories from the H-2B wage rule, but will ultimately allow it to go into effect and will serve as a tool to potentially undermine legal challenges to the rule.... read more

Are you ready to take the plow?

August 1, 2008By

By: Heather Gooch Starting and expanding a snow division is easy, once you overcome the challenges involved. Like many landscape professionals in the Snow Belt, Steve Rak decided to get into the snow business for one main reason: cash flow during the winter to keep key employees on payroll. For Rak, vice president of Southwest Landscape Management in Columbia Station, OH,... read more

Doing the jobs Americans won’t

June 1, 2006By

Green Industry employers struggle to staff crews locally. Part three in our series, A Question of Labor. read more