Monthly Archives: November 2011


Sorry for not posting the blog yesterday, but in some ways it was good because the issue preventing the blog from being posted has become the topic for today. This is a common problem that happens not just in the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the State and the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association

I want to congratulate our friends at the State of Ohio Office of Collective Bargaining and the Ohio Civil Service Employees Association. This week, they announced the extension of their current negotiated contract for another three years. Not only was … Continue reading

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Finding Solutions to the Municipality Budget Crisis

I was going to write about worker transition committees and how they help laid-off employees, but I’m going to wait until next week. Instead, I want to talk about the aftermath of the 2011 election. Our readers in Ohio have … Continue reading

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Worker Transition Committees

In the past few months, we have spent a great deal of time with worker transition committees. These are labor-management committees formed to help workers who are being downsized. While the circumstances are unfortunate, the committees provide labor and management … Continue reading

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