Library workers at one central Ohio library system have strived for nearly a year to organize and form a union. Steadily inching ever closer to achieving their goal, they face one more hurdle — the election to determine if the Union has the right to exist.
Ohio Federation of Teachers President Melissa Cropper has worked closely with the workers in their efforts and is proud of what they have accomplished. In the latest AWF Union Podcast, Cropper discussed the organizing drive, the challenges the workers faced and the need for an election despite being the only library in Ohio yet to unionize. Continue reading
Public schools and teachers have become a frequent target for some politicians. There are a variety of reasons, ranging from how schools are funded to what is being taught in the classroom.
Ohio Federation of Teachers President Melissa Cropper joined America’s Work Force Union Podcast to discuss school funding in Ohio, broadband issues in the state, why Critical Race Theory is currently getting so much attention and more. Continue reading
Melissa Cropper, President of the Ohio Federation of Teachers joined the Dec. 15 edition of the America’s Work Force Union Podcast. Continue reading
Ed Mortimer of the Americans for Transportation Mobility (ATM) coalition spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on July 21 about the investment in domestic infrastructure. Continue reading
Ohio Senator Nickie Antonio spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on June 16 about election reform legislation. Continue reading
Dan O’Brien, Author at Business Journal Daily, spoke with America’s Work Force Radio Podcast on May 19 to speak about the Business Journal and Pro Publica’s investigation into the seemingly abandoned Chill-Can campus project. Continue reading
Mark Votruba, Associate Professor of Economics at Case Western Reserve Weatherhead School of Management, joined America’s Work Force on April 21 to discuss how layoffs and crime rate are correlated. Continue reading
Seth Evans from Screens in Schools Work Group spoke with America’s Work Force on March 17 to discuss digital culture in classrooms. Continue reading
Melissa Cropper, president of the Ohio Federation of Teachers (OFT) spoke with America’s Work Force on Feb. 18 to discuss teachers fighting for their student’s education. Continue reading
Molly Martin, development and communications with the Northeast Ohio Coalition for the Homeless spoke with America’s Work Force on Jan. 21 about their cold weather month community plans. Continue reading