The Office of Collective Bargaining administers collective bargaining agreements with each of the organizations representing state employees. See below to learn more about these organizations and view the current agreements.
District 1199, the Health Care and Social Service Union, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Change to Win, has one contract with the State.
District 1199 represents approximately 4,000 state employees in bargaining units 11 and 12. These units include most of the medical and other professional classifications, including social workers, nurses, chaplains, dentists, dietitians, optometrists, physicians, psychologists and parole officers. All of the covered classifications are listed in the contract.
Bargaining Agreement Effective August, 2021 - April, 2024:
The Ohio Civil Service Employees Association, OCSEA, Local 11 American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), AFL-CIO, has one contract with the State of Ohio. OCSEA also has separate contracts with other elected officials of the state and with local governments.
OCSEA represents approximately 27,300 state employees in bargaining units 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 13 and 14. These units include over 1,000 job classifications, including account clerks, administrative assistants, computer operators, correction officers, customer service assistants, electricians, equipment operators, food service workers, highway maintenance workers, hospital aides, industrial safety inspectors, insurance examiners, maintenance repair workers, stationary engineers, and therapeutic program workers. All of the covered job classifications are listed in the contract.
Bargaining Agreement effective April 21, 2021 - February 28, 2024
The Ohio State Troopers Association has two contracts with the State.
This unit represents approximately 1,700 state employees in bargaining unit 1, consisting of State Highway Patrol troopers, radio dispatchers and other staff. All of the covered job classifications are listed in the contract.
Bargaining Agreement effective January 11, 2019 - June 30, 2021:
The State Council of Professional Educators, Ohio Education Association, NEA, has one contract with the State of Ohio. This Association represents approximately 450 state employees in bargaining unit 10. The unit primarily consists of teachers and librarians. All of the covered job classifications are listed in the contract.
Bargaining Agreement effective May 31, 2021 - May 31, 2024:
State of Ohio Unit 2 Association, has one contract with the State.
The Unit 2 Association represents approximately 530 state employees in bargaining unit 2, consisting of police officers, park officers, forest officers and other law enforcement classifications in various state agencies. All of the covered job classifications are listed in the contract.
Bargaining Agreement effective 2021 - 2024
Ohio Civil Service Employees Association
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