WOSU News Archives For: June 12, 2006

Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency Hit by Strike

Teamsters protest outside the Franklin County Child Support Enforcement Agency on E. Fulton
12:00AM
June 12, 2006

More than half of the 270 employees at Franklin County’s Child Support Enforcement Agency failed to report to work today. It’s the first day of a strike by the agency’s 140 Teamsters Union members who say they’re unhappy with a proposed 2% wage increase and a $50 per month charge for health insurance.

Columbus Fans Disappointed In U.S. Soccer Performance

12:00AM
June
12, 2006

Hundreds of U.S. Soccer fans turned out to Columbus Crew Stadium this afternoon to cheer on the U.S. in its first match of the World Cup. While the fans gave support until the final seconds, it wasn’t enough to pull out a win against the Czech Republic, and some fans left disappointed.

City;s 311 Call Center adds Spanish and Somali operators

12:00AM
June
12, 2006

The six month old 311 City Call Center fields residents call about trash collection, code violations and potholes now in Spanish and Somali