Faculty Unions in Ohio and Wisconsin Hunker Down

Political climate forces leaders to accept concessions and defeat

The Jambar

Youngstown State U. students support their faculty in front of the president's office. A bill to curtail collective bargaining for all state employees awaits a referendum in November.
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The attacks on Ohio's and Wisconsin's public-sector unions mounted by fiscally conservative lawmakers this year are forcing unions that represent public-college faculty in those states to rethink their strategies and basic missions.

On the defensive...

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