The results of the vote were as follow:

89% of the votes cast were for ratificaiton of the contract.

11% of the votes cast were against ratificaiton of the contract.

A tentative agreement between CWA Local 4501 and The Ohio State University was reached shortly after midnight, June 29, 2021.

Please come to the Hall, this Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 9:00 am for important information regarding YOUR contract.

Know what your rights are when it comes to voting on any tentative agreement.

Your Rights, Your Power!!

After a marathon single day of negations, CWA Local 4501 Branch members at the Ohio Secretary of State’s office ratified a new 3-year contract through June 30, 2024. The results were unanimous and the totals were 17 in favor of ratification and 0 against ratification.

 Highlights of the upcoming contract include:

The votes are in and have been counted and verified by the Elections Committee. The only contested race was for President of the Local and the results are as follows:  Kevin Kee 62, Steven Hunter 59.

The next scheduled full membership meeting will be heald on Saturday, July 10, 2021 at 7:30 am the Union Hall located at 27 Euclid Ave., Columbus, OH  43201.  Please plan to attend to participate and make your voice heard.

As part of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program Secretary Perdue announced on April 17, USDA is exercising authority under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to purchase and distribute agricultural products to those in need.

Nominations and elections of officers for the Local for the 2021-2023 term are getting underway. At the Saturday membership meeting held on Saturday, September 12, 2020 nominations for officers will take place.

If you would like to be nominated to run for election to the office of President, Executive Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Branch VP of the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, or member of the Executive Board, you must have someone nominate you in person and you must accept the nomination in person at that time.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 is the Presidential Election. NOW it the time to verify your registration and if you choose, to submit your Absentee Ballot Application. The following are important deadlines that we all must be aware of and will be updated as we get closer to Election Day. (Please note that some dates and deadlines may be changed or modified as a result of court challenges.)

October 05, 2020 -- This is the LAST day to make any changes to your voter registration information and still be eligible to cast a ballot.

The next membership meeting will be heald on Saturday, July 11, 2020 at 7:30 am. Please note the follwing:

Social distancing will be enforced!

MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENTRY!! -- No Mask, No Admittance.

The follwoing topcis will be addressed: