Labor Unrest Spreads to Ohio

Crowd descends on Ohio Statehouse to protest changes to collective bargaining

Published: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 12:25 PM     Updated: Thursday, February 17, 2011, 7:44 PM
By Reginald Fields, The Plain Dealer

Opponents of a bill that would take away collective bargaining rights fill the Statehouse.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – As many as 3,800 boisterous public workers from across the state descended on the Ohio Statehouse on Thursday, rocking the normally sleepy Capitol to protest a far-reaching bill that would restrict collective bargaining rights.


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