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Westerville Teachers Approve Labor Deal, Stave Off Strike

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August 14, 2012

In what’s described as the closest vote in union history, teachers and school board members in Westerville have approved a new three-year labor agreement.

COTA Deal Can’t Head Off Driver Strike

The strike means there will be no fixed-route service today, but Will Call and non-ADA trips will not be affected.
2, 2012

About 600 drivers and mechanics are out on strike today, even after reaching a tentative labor deal with COTA executives late last night.

Ohio, Largest State Employee Union Reach New Deal

The union represents employees at 28 state agencies, board and commissions.
November 17, 2011

State leaders have have agreed on a new three-year deal with the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association.

Should Public Workers Be Forced To Pay Union Dues?

Posted: November 3, 2011

Senate Bill 5 would prohibit such automatic “fair share” payments.

Most Ohio Union Workers Affected By SB #5 Insurance Rule

SB 5 protest
Senate Bill 5 Opponents protest
5, 2011

State data reviewed by The Associated Press show eight in 10 unionized government workers in Ohio would pay more toward their health insurance premiums if voters retain a
new collective bargaining law in November.

Bexley Teachers Negotiate New Contract in One Day

29, 2011

With the specter of severely limited bargaining power hanging over them, Bexley teachers recently reached agreement on a new contract in just one day.

Sodexo Workers Fight For Union

14, 2010

Sodexo workers who are contracted by Ohio State University to set up concession stands, walked away from their jobs right before the OSU v. Indiana football game. They are on a week-long strike.

Police union marches to Columbus City Hall

5, 2010

City council members last night got an earful of complaints from members of the Columbus police union about plans to reorganize some police precincts and reassign officers.

OSU’s New Student Union: A Grand Opening For A “Magnificent” Building

29, 2010

A ribbon cutting formally opens the new Ohio Union building at Ohio State University. The 4-story building cost $118 million dollars and will be paid for, for the most part, by students.

Columbus Police Union Meets with Department Heads on Reassignments

22, 2010

The Columbus Fraternal Order of Police and the department’s top leaders will meet again Tuesday morning starting at 8 thirty, as they work to find a solution on new precincts for the division and new officer assignments.