Posts tagged James Abernathy
AFSCME SETTLES SUIT, AGREES TO STOP SEIZING NONMEMBERS’ VACATION HOURS
June 8, 2022 // Likely sensing imminent defeat, leaders of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Ohio Council 8 have instructed their attorneys to settle a lawsuit filed earlier this year accusing the city of Cincinnati and union of stealing vacation time from Cincinnati public employees. Margaret Lascano, medical assistant,
OHIO SUIT TARGETS UNIONS’ LATEST MONEY-MAKING SCHEME — SEIZING VACATION TIME
March 1, 2022 // Under the scheme, AFSCME confiscated four hours of vacation time from Lascano last year and is on track to seize another four in 2022. And while the amount deducted on behalf of one worker isn’t necessarily substantial, the suit is a class action, which means hundreds of others could subsequently join the lawsuit with Lascano — potentially costing the union hundreds of thousands of dollars in the long run.