4928.43 Assisting employees affected by electric industry restructuring.

(A) Each state agency that provides employment assistance and job training programs, including the bureau of employment services and the department of development, shall provide concentrated attention through those programs to assisting employees whose employment is affected by electric industry restructuring under this chapter.

(B) To the extent not prohibited by federal law or any law of this state and except as otherwise provided in a labor contract or other agreement, no unencumbered money in a pension fund for employees of electric utilities shall be used for any purpose other than to pay allowable pensions or early retirement buyouts for the employees.

Effective Date: 10-05-1999 .