On this episode of Broad & High, an artist profile: Dennis DeVendra, a blind woodturner. Also a look at Dangerdust, the anonymous chalk artist duo from Columbus College of Arts and Design, Helping Hands Center an arts & autism based in Clintonville, Petali Teas and D’Art the Gallery Kitty at Dublin Arts Council.
Less than two years after Ohio voters overwhelmingly rejected collective bargaining limits for government workers, Republicans in the Ohio House are preparing legislation that would prohibit requiring workers from joining or paying automatic dues to a union.
Some controversial billboards are reigniting the fight over outlawing mandatory union dues in Ohio.
The report from the right-leaning Buckeye Institute says states that let workers opt out of union dues have had economic growth in recent years, but union leaders and their allies say the study is misleading.
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.
The group that led the fight against Senate Bill 5 says itâ€™s sticking together to wage a fight against another proposal that could cut union power.
Senate Bill 5 would prohibit such automatic “fair share” payments.
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?
Vice President Joe Biden will speak to a major union Labor Day gathering in the key electoral state of Ohio, as the Obama administration works on ways to counter the nation’s unemployment woes.
Republican leaders, including Governor John Kasich, now want to compromise on the state’s new public employee collective bargaining law. Should lawmakers and union leaders compromise and keep the divisive issue off the ballot?
Columbus Firefighters and Police unions said Thursday they support the mayor’s request for an income tax increase. Union representatives say safety is at the forefront of the decision.