Charlene Hayden: A message for all educators, active and retired
Subject: Re: ***CORE ALERT II*** Senate Bill 5...and a correction..........
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Gov. John Kasich yesterday selected four Republicans, two Democrats and an independent to the Casino Control Commission, which is getting a late start after the GOP-controlled Senate rejected former Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland's nominees to the commission in December.Commission members, who will earn $60,000 a year for part-time work, must act fast to hire a staff and draft rules governing the operations of casinos in Columbus, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Toledo.
• Monday, February 21, 4:30 PM: attend the public forum on Senate Bill 5 at the Chestnut Room of Youngstown State University's Kilcawley Center (online at neoea.org/MembEd/leg/SB129-05/20110222YSUForum.pdf).• Tuesday, February 22, 1:00 PM: attend the rally in Columbus (information online at neoea.org/NewsDetail.aspx?a=552).• For one of the AFL-CIO buses departing from downtown Cleveland starting at 10:00, call the North Shore AFL-CIO at (216) 881-7200 or email Andrea Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org) to reserve a space.• To reserve a space on the NEOEA bus picking up passengers at the NEOEA office (directions here) at 1:00 or at the Lodi Station Outlets (directions here) at 2:00, email Linda Grunden at email@example.com. For more information, call NEOEA at (216) 518-0200.• Thursday, February 24, 4:30 PM: attend the rally at Cuyahoga Falls High School. In cooperation with OEA Region 3 staff, NEOEA is sponsoring a rally at Cuyahoga Falls High School, 2300 Fourth Street, Cuyahoga Falls 44221, at 4:30-5:30 PM on Thursday, February 24. The legislative districts affected by this event are Senate Districts 27 and 28, which include House Districts 41-45 and 68. Union members and supporters of collective bargaining rights for public employees are urged to attend and wear shirts, etc., bearing the names, slogans, and insignia of their organizations. For further information call OEA's Hudson office at (800) 654-4034.
MEMORANDUMTO: Members of the Insurance, Commerce and Labor Committee
FROM: Senator Kevin Bacon, Chairman
DATE: February 18, 2011
RE: Meeting Dates and Agenda For Insurance, Commerce and Labor CommitteeTuesday, February 22, 2011
South Hearing Room
4:00 p.m.SB 5 (Sen. Jones) Revisions to Collective Bargaining Law 4th Hearing
Proponent TestimonyNOTE: Testimony will be limited to those individuals who had contacted the Chairman’s office prior to the Feb. 17th hearing. We request that an electronic copy of the testimony be provided to the Chairman’s office by noon on Monday, February 21, 2010.In anticipation of another large turnout, we ask that the witnesses first report to the Grant Hearing Room (110) at 3:00 p.m.cc: Senate Clerk, House Clerk, Press Room, Sgt-At-Arms, Interested parties, LSC Staff