facebooktwitterRSS
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
 

« News Home

Kasich seeks to stop union law repeal effort



Published: Wed, August 17, 2011 @ 3:20 p.m.

COLUMBUS (AP) —Gov. John Kasich and top Republican lawmakers say they're offering to weaken a new law limiting collective bargaining in an attempt to keep a repeal effort off the November ballot.

Kasich's administration today released a letter asking for a meeting Friday to discuss a compromise with 10 union leaders involved with We Are Ohio, the group pushing for a repeal of the law.

We Are Ohio said that the time for a compromise had passed.

The law signed in March bans public employee strikes for more than 350,000 workers. It also allows public worker unions to negotiate wages, but not health care, sick time or pension benefits.


Don't Miss a Story

Sign up for our newsletter to receive daily news directly in your inbox.

News
Opinion
Entertainment
Sports
Services
Classifieds
Records
Discussions
Community
Help
Forms
Neighbors

HomeTerms of UsePrivacy StatementAdvertiseStaff DirectoryHelp
© 2016 Vindy.com. All rights reserved. A service of The Vindicator.
107 Vindicator Square. Youngstown, OH 44503

Phone Main: 330.747.1471 • Interactive Advertising: 330.740.2955 • Classified Advertising: 330.746.6565
Sponsored Links: Vindy Wheels | Vindy Jobs | Vindy Homes