Vorys on Labor

Vorys on Labor

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Unionization in Unusual Places: Political Campaigns

Posted in Union Organizing
If you think unions only organize manufacturing plants and construction sites, think again. With the 2020 election year in full swing, unions continue to form among Democratic political campaign staffers.  These political staffers are using their party’s pro-union stance as an opportunity to unionize their own campaigns. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I) became the first presidential… Continue Reading

CBAs May Bar Ohio Public Employees from Bringing IIED Claims in State Court

Posted in Arbitration, Courts
An Ohio court of appeals recently determined that a union contract may bar public employees from bringing intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED) claims against their employers.  In Marzano v. Struthers City School District Board of Education, the applicable CBA stated that all disagreements about work situations and concerns about possible violations of the agreement… Continue Reading