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Billboards Reignite Debate Over ‘Right To Work’ Proposal

The union-funded billboards on State Route 315 near the Ohio State campus compare the right to work proposal to Soviet policies and say "Workplace Freedom Act Poisons Workers."
25, 2013

Some controversial billboards are reigniting the fight over outlawing mandatory union dues in Ohio.

Former SB5 Activists Trying To Push Obama To Second Term

Thousands of public workers turned out last year to protest Senate Bill 5, including police officers, teachers and fire fighters.
28, 2012

It’s been a year since opponents of a collective bargaining law paraded in downtown Columbus to hand over petitions that would put the issue on the statewide ballot, where it was repealed. Now, some of the backers of that effort are using it to convince Ohioans to re-elect President Obama.

Redfern To Stay On As ODP Chairman

Ohio Democratic Party chairman Chris Redfern wants to return to the Ohio Legislature.
April 12, 2012

Chris Redfern beat back a challenge from within his own party last night to win reelection as chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party.

Cleveland Schools Plan Gets Praise of Lawmakers, Scorn Of Teachers

From left: Cleveland schools CEO Eric Gordon, State Sen. Peggy Lehner (R-Kettering), Sen. Nina Turner (D-Cleveland), Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Rep. Ron Amstutz (R-Wooster) and Rep. Sandra Williams (D-Cleveland) speak at an event to support the Cleveland schools plan.
22, 2012

Lawmakers say giving the district more control of staffing decisions will put more focus on students. Some teachers call the changes a back-door way to install the changes of Senate Bill 5.

Should Union Contracts Force Workers To Pay Union Dues?

Posted: March 13, 2012

Do you think employees should be forced to join unions or pay union dues?

“We Are Ohio” Stays Together To Fight Right-To-Work Amendment

From left, Veronica Petree, Mike Patrick and Jim Adkins of "We Are Ohio" announce the group's plan to stay together to fight against a proposal to let unionized employees opt out of union dues.
13, 2012

The group that led the fight against Senate Bill 5 says it’s sticking together to wage a fight against another proposal that could cut union power.

Should Ohio Become A “Right To Work” State?

Posted: February 16, 2012

Do you think workers should be able to opt out of labor unions?

Poll: Ohioans Favor “Right To Work” Status

15, 2012

Conservative activists are touting a new poll that says a majority of Ohioans want to let workers opt out of labor union dues.

“Right To Work” Amendment Clears Another Hurdle

2, 2012

Backers want to put a measure before voters to let more Ohioans opt out of labor unions.

House Republicans Lay Out Priorities For 2012

Ohio House Speaker Bill Batchelder joined other Republicans House members at a press conference Tuesday.
18, 2012

Goals for the year include “JobsOhio 2″ and possibly reviving parts of Senate Bill 5.