SB5 http://wyso.org en Democrats Propose Bill To Stop Senate Bill 5 Elements From Returning http://wyso.org/post/democrats-propose-bill-stop-senate-bill-5-elements-returning <p><em>Republican leaders of the Ohio legislature hint they might come back soon and try to pass parts of Senate Bill 5. But as Ohio Public Radio&rsquo;s Jo Ingles reports, Democrats in the Ohio Senate are sponsoring a bill that they say would prevent that from happening.</em> Thu, 10 Nov 2011 22:28:28 +0000 Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio) 6693 at http://wyso.org Governor Kasich Reacts to Issue 2 Defeat http://wyso.org/post/governor-kasich-reacts-issue-2-defeat <p>In an election watched nationally, labor unions are celebrating one of their biggest victories in decades after turning back an Ohio law that curbed collective bargaining rights for the state&#39;s public workers. Issue 2 was defeated last night by a 61 to 39 percent margin.</p><p>The law signed in late March by Republican Gov. John Kasich would have banned public employee strikes, scrapped binding arbitration, and denied public workers the ability to negotiate pensions and health care benefits.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 16:39:58 +0000 Emily McCord 6600 at http://wyso.org Issue 2 Could Play Key Role in 2012 Presidential Elections http://wyso.org/post/issue-2-could-play-key-role-2012-presidential-elections <p><em>Teachers, fire fighters, police officers, and other public employees spent much of last night celebrating. As </em>StateImpact Ohio&rsquo;s Ida Lieszkovszky reports, their victory could extend well beyond last night.</p><p>Teachers, fire fighters, police officers, and other public employees spent much of last night celebrating. As StateImpact Ohio&rsquo;s Ida Lieszkovszky reports, their victory could extend well beyond last night.</p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 13:21:41 +0000 Ida Lieszkovszky (StateImpact: Ohio) 6580 at http://wyso.org Issue 2 Could Play Key Role in 2012 Presidential Elections Dayton Education Association President pleased with Outcome on Issue 2 http://wyso.org/post/dayton-education-association-president-pleased-outcome-issue-2 <p>Ohioans voted yesterday to repeal Senate Bill 5, the new collective bargaining law.<br /><br /> David Romick is the President of the Dayton Education Association. He<br /> is pleased with the outcome, but he said for members of his coalition<br /> of firefighters, teachers, nurses, police, there&#39;s no doubt this issue<br /> will come up again.<br /><br /> &quot;Fortunately we&#39;ve got a little bit of time to breathe,&quot; Romick said.<br /> &quot;Probably that legislation will start coming back to us in a piecemeal Wed, 09 Nov 2011 13:00:47 +0000 Sarah Buckingham 6574 at http://wyso.org Teachers React to Issue 2 Defeat http://wyso.org/post/teachers-react-issue-2-defeat <p><em>In an election watched nationwide, Ohio&rsquo;s voters quashed Issue 2 last night. That&rsquo;s the measure that would have limited collective bargaining for some 350-thousand police, firefighters, teachers and other public employees. As StateImpact: Ohio&rsquo;s Ida Lieszkovszky reports, unions members celebrated last night, but many are concerned about Governor John Kasich&rsquo;s next move. </em></p> Wed, 09 Nov 2011 12:01:11 +0000 Ida Lieszkovszky (StateImpact: Ohio) 6566 at http://wyso.org Teachers React to Issue 2 Defeat