labor union

Buckeye Institute asks U.S. Supreme Court to review labor union case

BY: - January 26, 2021

An Ohio think tank is asking the Supreme Court of the United States to review a case in which it says a Marietta teacher should not be compelled to let a labor union speak for her. While union membership is not required for unionized jobs, dues to pay for collective bargaining done in behalf of […]

As campaign staffers unionize, legislators seek protections for their staffers

BY: - July 16, 2020

Democrats in the Ohio House are encouraging their staffers to unionize as they deal with what they deem a lack of communication on health and safety protocols in the Statehouse. House Democratic Caucus campaign staff joined the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 75, according to a recent announcement by the union and caucus.  “Even […]

Two Republican Ohio House members look to eliminate prevailing wage law

BY: - January 15, 2020

Two Republican legislators have asked their colleagues to support a soon-to-be proposed bill which would eliminate prevailing wage in Ohio. The impending legislative battle is likely to spark objections from labor unions and put pressure on House Speaker Larry Householder, who reportedly made a commitment to labor groups in his quest for leadership a year […]