Stories tagged with: Collective Bargaining

September 15, 2011 - 8:52pm
2 years 44 weeks ago

Members of We Are Ohio gathered in front of Zanesville City Hall on Thursday to send a message to the community.

The coalition is asking people to vote "no" on Issue 2.  President of Local 88 Zanesville Professional Firefighters Trevor Meek said Ohioans should not have to balance the budget on their own backs.

"They're asking the working class - the firefighters, the police officers, the teachers - to take pay cuts and to make concessions, eliminating...

September 1, 2011 - 4:44pm
2 years 46 weeks ago

Protesters are walking the picket line on strike at the Anchor Glass Container Plant on Fairview Road in Zanesville. -- it's all in reaction to a breakdown in talks for a new agreement.

More than 30 local representatives of United Steel Workers gathered infront of Anchor Glass Container Corporation in Zanesville. U.S.W Spokesperson Wayne Ranick said the demonstration began at midnight.That's when the previous Collective Bargaining Agreement expired. The protest is one of nine taking...

March 25, 2011 - 10:24am
3 years 17 weeks ago

House Labor Chairman Joseph Uecker wants any changes to controversial Senate Bill 5 in place by Monday. The measure would restrict the rights of 350,000 public workers in Ohio.

Senate Bill 5 passed the republican led State Senate but has been on hold in the GOP controlled House. Representative Troy Balderson said there are changes taking place with the bill daily with at least sixty amendments on the table.

"I want to see a finished bill. There's some stuff in it that's...

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