Cleveland Groups React to Collective Bargaining Bill, Council Passes Anti-SB 5 Resolution

Steve Loomis and others.

Hundreds of union workers gathered in the rotunda of Cleveland City Hall Monday night to rally against Ohio SB 5, which would eliminate public sector workers’ right to collective bargaining.

Ward 9 Councilman Kevin Conwell led the rally, saying, “We’re at a tipping point. They want to push us over a cliff and kill us. No more unions. They don’t want to come to the table.” He recalled the stable, union-protected jobs that provided unemployment in his Glenville neighborhood when he was growing up, allowing parents to send him and his friends to college.

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