Between 1973 and 1980, across Ohio there were 428 public employee labor actions. In the face of such labor unrest, coupled with changing times and changing attitudes, the lawmakers of Ohio began to recognize the desperate need of the state's public employees to be granted the right to bargain collectively with their employers. It is my hope that after reading this Article, based upon an academically defensible presentation, you will draw the conclusion that collective bargaining for employees in the public sector is a good thing and should be protected at all costs in and by the law.


The 2006-2007 Employment and Labor Law Speakers Series