Ohio’s official unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 13 years after employers added naerly 18,000 jobs in November.
A new report says the collective bargaining practices cut by Senate Bill 5 have saved the state more than $1 billion since 2008.
Monday’s debate featured two Democrats on opposite sides of Ohio’s new collective bargaining law.
Ads occasionally use video from the opposing side, but the new Issue 2 spot doesn’t identify the speaker as an Issue 2 opponent.
Supporters of Senate Bill 5 and Issue #2 argue that pay and benefit compensation of public workers now exceeds that of their private sector peers. Opponents of the limits on public unions disagree. What do you think? Are public employees fairly compensated?
Toledo mayor and former firefighter Mike Bell says the collective bargaining law gives local governments important tools for balancing their budgets.
The TV ad features firefighters saying Senate Bill 5 makes it harder for them to do their job.
The meeting that Republican lawmakers invited union leaders to attend to discuss the attempt to reject Ohioâ€™s new collective bargaining reform bill came and went this morning. Ohio Public Radioâ€™s Karen Kasler reports while there were no face to face discussions, there was a lot of talking.