Yesterday’s elections were a mixed bag for Democrats. There were positive results for liberals on three key ballot initiatives they cared most about. The big win of the night was in Ohio where the anti-union SB5 was overwhelmingly repealed by the voters by a margin of 61-39 percent. By a similarly impressive margin of 60-40 [...]
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday November 9, 2011 11:53 am|
|By: Jon Walker Tuesday October 25, 2011 11:07 am|
Ohio’s anti-collective bargaining law, SB 5, passed by Ohio Republicans, is likely to be repealed by Ohio’s voters in next month’s election.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday June 29, 2011 1:52 pm|
Labor is fired up for this fight. As with the recalls in Wisconsin there is going to be a lot of money and effort poured into defeating this bill at the ballot box. It should be a good indicator of which way the wind is blowing heading into 2012.
|By: Jon Walker Wednesday May 18, 2011 11:20 am|
Earlier this year, Republicans in Ohio pushed through SB 5, which would extremely limit public sector unions’ collective bargaining rights, effectively crippling public labor unions in the state. Ohio unions have been gathering signatures to put the law to a public referendum this November, and a recent poll by Quinnipiac shows that if they manage [...]