3517-1-08 Parties.

(A) Parties shall be designated as complainant(s) and respondent(s), cross-complainant(s)/respondent(s), counter-complainant(s)/respondent(s) and third-party complainant(s)/respondent(s).

(B) Unless otherwise permitted or required by these rules, Ohio Civil Rules 18(A); 19(A)-(D); 20(A); 21; and 25(A)-(B) shall apply to proceedings before the commission.

(C) Staff attorney to the commission may, in the sole discretion of the staff attorney, consolidate cases involving substantially similar parties and issues.

Eff 10-31-74; 1-20-77; 12-31-82; 8-19-85; 5-2-96
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 3517.152
Rule amplifies: RC 3517.153 , 3517.154 111:1-1-02 111:1-1-17