OLBC Stands With Ohio Workers, Speaks Out On GOP Anti-worker Bills
Voices solidarity with Columbus Working People's Day of Action on Feb. 24
 
 

The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus (OLBC) today issued a statement in support of the Working People’s Day of Action planned for Saturday, February 24 at the Ohio Statehouse. The Ohio march comes on the heels of the introduction of six Republican-sponsored constitutional amendments to implement so-called “right to work” legislation and other workplace restrictions in the Buckeye State.


"The Ohio Legislative Black Caucus stands in solidarity with labor and working people,” said OLBC President and state Rep. Stephanie Howse (D-Cleveland). “Right to Work is wrong and has no place in the state of Ohio. Fair Labor practices, equitable pay, representation in the workplace and building power through unity are essential to making Ohio stronger, and should be a guaranteed right to all who are willing to work."


Thousands of people will gather in cities across the nation Saturday at similar rallies to make a stand against anti-worker restrictions ahead of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Feb. 26 hearing of Janus v. AFSCME Council 31 – a case that could put right to work restrictions in place for public sector workers across the nation.

 
 
 
  
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