liberal N proud Donating Member (1000+ posts) Fri Aug-19-11 12:09 PM
Ohio union reps are a no show for meeting with Gov. Kasich
COLUMBUS, Ohio - On Thursday, Ohio union leaders represented by the group We Are Ohio said they would refuse to sit down and talk with Gov. John Kasich about Ohio's new collective bargaining law (commonly referred to as Senate Bill 5) until the law was repealed.
On Friday morning, their words held true as union reps were a no show at the governor's meeting in the Riffe Center in downtown Columbus.
Reporters gathered in a meeting room awaiting a possible discussion between the two sides which have been at odds since Senate Bill 5 passed legislation and was signed into law in March. They waited about 30 minutes before calling it quits.
Kasich told NewsChannel5 he's ready and willing to negotiate, but was disappointed no unions showed. He said unions don't know how to negotiate, but that it's never too late.
Read more: http://www.newsnet5.com/dpp/news/political/ohio-union-r
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