WOSU News Archives For: January 22, 2009

Columbus FOP Files Unfair Labor Practice Against Mayor Coleman

12:00AM
January
22, 2009

Last week Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman asked the city’s union workers to forgo pay raises as the city learned it needed to cut an additional $13 million from its budget. The local Fraternal Order of Police filed a complaint with the State’s Employment Relations Board Thursday afternoon accusing the mayor of unfair labor practices. Click the listen icon to hear the interview with FOP President Jim Gilbert.

Columbus Libraries Offer Job Help in Bad Economy

12:00AM
January
22, 2009

Job help centers are up and running at library branches across the Columbus Metropolitan Library system. They are offering one-on-one help for those trying to get ahead in the faltering economy.

Fire Diminishes Ambiance of Grandview

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12:00AM
January
22, 2009

Investigators continue to look for the cause of last week’s devastating fire in the center of Grandview. The blaze destroyed a block of buildings and left business owners scrambling to find new homes.