Amended SB5 Could Face Vote Today

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Amended SB5 Could Face Vote Today

Youngstown Business Journal – YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Senate Bill 5 is moving toward a full vote, perhaps as early as today, even as the legislation's proponents and opponents continued to stake out their positions on the bill — and capitalize on the debate.

State Sen. Shannon Jones, R-7, Tuesday introduced an omnibus amendment to her original legislation that would restore limited collective bargaining rights for state employees, but prohibits strikes and adds a procedure giving elected officials the authority to decide contract disputes rather than a neutral third party.

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