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State Retirement Systems See Increases As Legislative Changes Loom

Senate Bill 5 Protest
On Tuesday, Feb. 22, members of the Columbus Education Association joined thousands of other Ohioans at the statehouse to protest Senate Bill 5. The debate over collective bargaining, pension reform and privatization has not only divided Ohioans, it has prompted some long-time public workers to call it a career.
12:00AM
June
15, 2011

The debate over collective bargaining, pension reform and privatization has not only divided Ohioans, it has prompted some long-time public workers to call it a career. WOSU reports anxiety over the changes is causing a sharp increase in retirements.

OSU Trustees Vote For Retirement Incentives

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February
11, 2011

For the first time since the 1990s, Ohio State University will offer retirement incentives to employees.

Columbus Mayor Announces Two More Police and Fire Classes

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September
30, 2010

The Divisions of Columbus Police and Fire can expect more support next summer. Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman announced two additional recruit classes that will begin later this year. But WOSU reports new recruits do not mean more personnel on the streets.

Columbus school board accepts incentive plan

12:00AM
October
12, 2005

Columbus Public School system are now eligible for a new incentive plan. The school board approved a limited separation plan today in hopes of meeting its staffing goals and avoiding layoffs.