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Today's news - Ohio

Union workers at Gradall in New Philadelphia are on strike 2018-03-14 [WTOV]

Kroger, workers have new labor agreement 2018-03-12 [Dayton Daily News]

Celebrating Our Spirit: Union labor pumps millions into local economy 2018-03-04 [LimaOhio]

Thousands of unionized Ohio government workers rally at state capital in anticipation of Supreme Court ruling 2018-02-25 [The Plain Dealer]

Workers Rally to Defend American Dream This Weekend 2018-02-24 [CleveScene]

Working People’s Day of Action Brings National, State Leaders to Columbus 2018-02-24 [Plunderbund]

Shaker Hts is one of the richest school systems in the country. Its schools and teachers union just okayed a 3-yr contract, 2 percent annual raises 2018-02-19 [Cleveland]

A left-wing push for working people 2018-02-17 [News Now]

GOP Lawmakers Advance Bill That Would Overhaul Workers Compensation 2018-02-16 [WVXU]

Akron teachers' union protests over district's refusal to remove students who assault staff 2018-02-14 [WCPN]

Strike underway outside Dana plant on Jeep Parkway 2018-02-14 [13ABC]

Unions Representing GM Lordstown Plant Officially Merge 2018-02-07 [GMAuthority]

RTW holdouts face new efforts to change labor laws 2018-02-05 [Weirton Daily Times]

Lawmakers should repair unemployment fund 2018-01-30 [Luxora Leader]

A new study found that 700 Amazon employees in Ohio are on food stamps 2018-01-29 [Business Insider]

Right-to-work law still wrong for Ohio 2018-01-28 [Tribune Chronicle]

GOP lawmaker proposes reducing sick days for public employees 2018-01-27 [NBC]

Ohio Republicans once more plan to get right-to-work-for-less into state law 2018-01-24 [The Plain Dealer]

Toledo union workers travel to Detroit, rally to 'Keep the Fleet' 2018-01-22 [ABC]

UAW to protest outside Detroit auto show over closure of Toledo Fiat Chrysler facility 2018-01-19 [Luxora Leader]

Mansfield council opposes right-to-work amendments 2018-01-17 [Richland Source]

Jeep workers demand, 'Keep the Fleet', threaten action 2018-01-16 [ABC]

UAW plans protest 2018-01-14 [ABC]

Beck Center for the Arts signs with Actors' Equity Association 2018-01-14 [The Plain Dealer]

Employee groups blast state unemployment plan 2018-01-11 [Columbus Dispatch]

Ohio nurses unions pushing bill that would end mandatory overtime 2018-01-09 [WCPN]

Republican lawmakers push to make Ohio RTW 2018-01-08 [The Blade]

Teachers' Unions Eye Supreme Court Labor Case 2018-01-03 [WOSU]

GOP Lawmakers push right-to-work for 2020 ballot 2018-01-03 [Akron Beacon Jrnl]

What the Supreme Court Decision on Unions Could Mean 2018-01-02 [WKSU]

Minimum wage earners get a 2018 pay raise 2018-01-02 [Dayton Daily News]

Ohio Teachers' Unions Eyeing 2018 SCOTUS Case 2017-12-30 [WCPN]

RTW in Ohio? GOP lawmaker wants voters to choose 2017-12-19 [Cincinnati]

Cleveland Police Union Votes Down Proposed New Contract, President Says 2017-12-19 [WCPN]

Six Ways To Screw Over Workers: John Becker’s Christmas Wish List 2017-12-18 [Plunderbund]

Fiat Chrysler workers deliver a sleigh full of toys to kids at a Toledo homeless shelter 2017-12-16 [ABC]

Building Bridges: National Graduate Student Tax Walkout Protest For more info 2017-12-13 [WBAI Radio]

COTA workers fear the impact of driverless buses 2017-12-07 [WBNS]

State House passes bill to block workers-comp claims by *illegal aliens* 2017-12-07 [Times-Gaette]

House passes bill blocking *illegal aliens* from workers comp 2017-12-06 [Columbus Dispatch]

Final tally shows outpour of union support for 2018 Missouri referendum 2017-12-06 [KOH]

Local construction workers at higher risk for opioid deaths 2017-12-03 [Times Reporter]

Tentative Cleveland police union contract may conflict with court-ordered decree 2017-12-02 [The Plain Dealer]

Proposed Cleveland Police Contract To Include Some Consent Decree Measures 2017-12-01 [WCPN]

AFSCME 7 labor agreement on council Tuesday agenda 2017-11-21 [Blade]

UAW leaders: Merger will secure future 2017-11-12 [Vindy]

Auto Workers at Chinese-Owned US Plant Reject Bid to Unionize 2017-11-11 [Industry Week]

Fuyao workers vote not to unionize with UAW 2017-11-10 [FOX]

Workers vote on unionization at Chinese auto-glass supplier plant 2017-11-10 [Reuters]

City of Dayton can’t test for nicotine without union OK, officials say 2017-11-10 [Dayton Daily News]

This month in labour history

6-03-1913 Joe Hill's song "There is Power in a Union" first appeared in the @_IWW union's Little Red Song Book. [more]

7-03-1932 Unemployed workers stage a hunger march to the Ford complex at Dearborn, demanding workers be rehired. Police shoot at the demonstration, killing 4 and injuring 60 [more]

8-03-1942 Lucy Parsons, founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW), and powerful orator for women, working people, and political prisoners died. [more]

8-03-1926 Fur & Leather Workers Union (mostly women) went on strike in NYC, enduring beatings by police. They won a 10% raise and a five-day week. [more]

9-03-1910 Westmoreland County Coal strikes begins, ending in 1911. It is known as the 'Slovak strike', as 70% of the miners are Slovakian. 16 people are killed. [more]

11-03-1950 TWU members at American Airlines win 11-day national strike, gaining what the union says was the first severance pay clause in industry. [more]

12-03-1929 Lupe Anguiano, women's rights activist and labour organizer, is born. [more]

12-03-1912 The Bread and Roses strikers won all their demands. The strike was organized by mostly women workers and the Industrial Workers of the World and included 20,000 workers. [more]

13-03-1830 The term “rat,” referring to a worker who betrays fellow workers, first appears in print in the New York Daily Sentinel [more]

18-03-1937 New York City police arrested striking Woolworth's store clerks - mostly women - who had occupied stores demanding a 40-hour workweek. [more]

31-03-1927 Cesar Chavez, Mexican-American labour leader, is born. [more]