Ohio Troopers Union Negotiates State Raises Of 13.5 Percent In New Contract

The state and Ohio State Troopers Association have reached a tentative contract agreement giving 1,700 state troopers and other employees pay raises amounting to 13.5 percent over three years. The troopers union is the last of five state employee unions to reach a contract settlement. The union had been working under an extension since the […]

Court: Prison Workers Can’t Wear Pins Opposing Iowa Governor

DES MOINES, IA – An appeals court Wednesday upheld a state policy that bars prison employees from wearing union pins opposing Republican Gov. Terry Branstad while on duty. A three-judge panel sided with a lower court and the Public Employment Relations Board, agreeing that “special circumstances” justified the ban imposed by the Department of Corrections […]

Interview With James Moore On Body Camera Decision Out Of OKC

Will interviews attorney James Moore of Oklahoma City about a major body camera arbitration decision. An arbitrator ruled that “the use of body-worn cameras constitutes an enormous change in the working conditions of police officers,” and held that the City could not unilaterally implement its body camera program. LISTEN UPDATE As my post on the […]