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Vol. 75/No. 11      March 21, 2011

3,000 protest antiunion
legislation in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio—More than 3,000 union members and supporters filled the Ohio Statehouse and its surrounding grounds March 8 to protest proposed antiunion legislation, which has already passed the state senate and is making its way through the house. Gov. John Kasich said he plans to sign it.

The new law would gut collective bargaining rights of public workers. It includes provisions to ban strikes and give local elected officials the power to arbitrarily settle labor disputes. The bill “drives down wages,” Mike Carroll, a member of the United Steelworkers from Mansfield, told the press. “It affects all working families.”


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