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Ohio "right-to-work" initiative clears hurdle
Ohio Ballot Board must sign off on proposal before group can begin collecting signatures
by WKSU's STATEHOUSE CORRESPONDENT BILL COHEN
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Activists of a plan to make Ohio a so-called right-to-work state have cleared another legal hurdle, but they still have far to go before they can put their plan onto the ballot for voters to decide. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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Not just “activists”/TaxedEnoughAlready people feel unable to fight the unions – many feel threatened when they are told you have a choice, join the union, or quit, or they are secretly denied benefits; - it's pretty obvious people have no choice, and unfortunately many do not know some of their union dues are probably going to support Democrat values – even if they are Republican.
The unions don't tell the whole story – any attempt to level the playing field/make unions share in the road to serfdom does not set well with union bosses – they do not want to loose membership/dues, and to meet this end anything misleading is okay.
People are getting used – although many don't seem to care.


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