The port authority board held a “special” meeting tonight to discuss a variety of issues including recent sexual harassment allegations against Executive Director Larry Merry.
Shortly into the meeting, the board went into executive session.
After the meeting ended the attorney for the port authority made a statement regarding the status of negotiations. Steve Chappelear says, “The settlement negotiations have been proceeding in good faith on both sides and have been...
Lieutenant Governor Jennette Bradley was in Zanesville today talking to the noon rotary club about some of the key issues affecting our state.
The main topic on her agenda was economic development and the job market in Ohio.
She also discussed the importance of housing development and finding a way to lower the state’s unemployment rate. Bradley says, “That’s the whole point of the jobs cabinet that Governor Taft created. It is a way to market Ohio to be more competitive...
It was back to work for S-B-C employees in Zanesville and the rest of the country.
With the four-day SBC-Ameritech strike over, service employees were seen around town catching up and repairing damaged lines from the recent storms.
Negotiators reached a proposed five-year deal early this morning. Union officials say the new pact boosts wages 12 percent over the period and projects health care benefits and job security for the 100-thousand employees.
The attorney representing two former Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority employees in a sexual harassment lawsuit says all the issues in the case have not yet been resolved and there is no settlement yet in place.
Columbus attorney Betsy Doucet says that all the parties involved in a possible settlement have not yet negotiated a resolution to the issue.
Doucet added that she hopes that may happen later today, but she would not say what issues remained unresolved....