Labor unions

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Four state employees who opposed paying union dues have settled a lawsuit they filed against the state last year. And both sides are declaring themselves winners. 

Andy Chow

A plan is being introduced at the Ohio Statehouse that would not only help union workers in any future strikes, but could also benefit the General Motors workers in their current strike.

Prevailing wage bills, recent past and present
Jo Ingles

Two Republican state representatives will unveil legislation tomorrow to change the state’s prevailing wage law. Actually, Ohio’s lawmakers have been trying to alter those laws for a while now.

Karen Kasler

A group representing 650,000 union members in Ohio opposed the nomination of Andrew Puzder, who's now withdrawn as President Trump’s nominee as the secretary of labor. But a progressive leaning think tank says whoever heads that agency is critical to working Ohioans.

Jo Ingles

Democrats in the state legislature are pushing a bill that would make it tougher for companies to move call centers overseas.

Andy Chow

2015 brought some controversial issues before lawmakers in the Ohio Senate, and some of them are likely to circle back around in the year ahead. The top leaders of the Senate debate how these decisions have effected Ohioans.

Karen Kasler

A bill has been introduced in the Ohio legislature that would, if passed, make Ohio a so-called "right to work" state for private businesses.