Tomorrow, Tuesday, June 4, the Manufacturing and Workforce Development Committee
will hold hearings at 1:30PM on HB 151, the bill that will make private sector
so-called "right to work" and HJR 5 which will put so-called "right to work" on
the ballot as a Constitutional Amendment for both public and private sector
workers. The public sector so-called right to work bill will be heard soon as
You can help put a stop to these extreme, divisive attacks on workers by
emailing a letter to the entire committee as well as House Speaker William
Batchelder and ask them to stop wasting time with these extreme, divisive,
politically-motivated attacks on workers and start focusing their energy and
efforts on creating good-paying, middle class jobs in the state. Their email
addresses are at the bottom of this email.
We also ask that you call Gov. John Kasich at 888-763-6510 and urge him to
publicly oppose so-called "right to work" in any form, whether through HB 151,
HB 152, HJR 5- the Constitutional Amendment or even during the lame duck session
These anti-worker so-called "Right To Work" laws just force all working families
to work harder for lower pay and less benefits, whether they're in a union or
not. The average family makes $6,437 less and pensions are lower and less secure
in so-called "Right to Work" states.
The last contract resulted in an agreement to permit bargaining unit employees* in the
service of the state to receive credit for prior service with the State, the
Ohio National Guard, or any political subdivision of the State for the purposes
of computing vacation leave in accordance with Ohio Revised Code section 9.44.
These provisions become effective July 1, 2010. The contractual language also
provides that the new vacation accrual rates shall take effect starting the pay
period immediately following the pay period that includes the date the
Department of Administrative Services processes and approves the employee’s
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the dentist you choose to use. Please check to ensure your dentist
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