Every contribution this year to union front We Are Ohio’s political action committee has come from a labor union, the group’s July semiannual campaign finance report reveals.
Elyria City Schools classes resume in two weeks, but the district hasn’t reached a contract with teachers because the local Ohio Education Association rep halted negotiations this summer to take a five-week vacation.
Ohio Education Association recently recognized Plunderbund, a leftist blog close to the Ohio Democratic Party, with the union’s annual Friend of Education Award.
Labor union influence over the Ohio Democratic Party would be difficult to overstate, as the latest campaign finance reports once again confirm.
Ohio teachers’ mandatory Ohio Education Association dues helped publicize an insane Alternet post this week titled, “Is SCOTUS’s Harris v. Quinn Ruling on a New Version of the Infamous Dred Scott Decision?”
Ohio union bosses have scheduled a special Columbus screening of Citizen Koch, a far-left revisionist history of Big Labor’s failed attempt to unseat Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in 2012.
Teachers in school districts organized by the Ohio Education Association (OEA) are charged $703.33 per year for union membership, and can be forced to pay $688.67 in annual “fair share” fees if they decline to join the union.
Labor unions are complementing their endorsements of and contributions to Ohio Democrats with outside spending through 501(c)(4) front group “Moving Ohio Forward.”
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald is making universal taxpayer-funded preschool a centerpiece of his campaign to unseat Republican Governor John Kasich, in an obvious nod to his union backers.
Fairless Local School District in Stark County is looking to taxpayers for approval of a major tax hike on the primary ballot to stave off a looming million-dollar budget deficit.