Unions Battle for Their Future
Posted September 04, 2011 in Press Releases
Their relevance is questioned because of wage and hour laws
Dayton Daily News
Public employee unions have become the labor movement’s Alamo, a last
bastion of strength.
That’s why the fight over Senate Bill 5 is seen by some as a fight for the very survival of
unions in Ohio.
Nationally in 2010, just 6.9 percent of private sector workers were in unions, while 36.2
percent of public workers were part of organized labor.
In Ohio, 8.4 percent of private sector workers were in unions while 43.1 percent of public
employees were union members.
This makes Issue 2