AFSCME Ohio Council 8 Blog

  • Ohio Right-To-Work Raises Its Ugly Head Again

    November 14th, 2018

    Union members overflowed the House Finance Committee hearing room for the first reading of HB 53, a controversial “Right-to-Work” bill aimed at Ohio’s public employee unions. The bill’s sponsor, Rep. John Becker, a Clermont County Republican, had little to offer when questioned about the need for the bill and what effect it would have on […]

    AFSCME Council 8 President John A. Lyall appointed to the Industrial Commission Nominating Council

    November 13th, 2018

    AFSCME Council 8 President John A. Lyall of Powell (Delaware Co.) has been appointed to the Industrial Commission Nominating Council by Governor John Kasich for a term beginning November 9, 2018, and ending October 20, 2022. Biography John A. Lyall has served as President of AFSCME Ohio Council 8 since 2007, and was unanimously elected […]

    Judges order Ohio to reinstate purged to voters

    November 1st, 2018

    The U.S. Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals just halted Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted’s purge of the state’s voter rolls. The ruling handed down yesterday, allows Ohio voters who had their registrations cancelled to cast provisional ballots in the Nov. 6, 2018 election. The case led by the A. Philip Randolph Institute lost its […]

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