Category Archives: Workplace Freedom

Former President of Vermont AFL-CIO and AFT unions supports Right to Work

By Ben Johnson.  I support Right to Work. Nationwide in the private sector, in the public sector, in any other sectors that unions create, full stop. I spent the last decade as treasurer, then president of AFT Vermont and for three years president of the Vermont AFL-CIO, and I think it’s time to eliminate unions’ right to collect mandatory agency fees from non-members. That’s what the ‘Right to Work’ bill in Congress would strike down […]

Workplace Freedom collects signatures at Freedom Works Columbus event

FW_RTW_1_600Over 150 folks attended the Freedom Works meetup at the Ohio Convention Center in Columbus, Oh on May 21, 2016.  Lots of new people to the patriot movement attended.  A few members of the state wide group that are collecting signatures for the Workplace Freedom Amendment had a table set up and collected over 100 signatures from all over Ohio. Presently our processors are still counting petitions and collecting info to determine which counties have […]


workplace-freedom-OHDEADLINE:  To be on the November 8, 2016 Ballot in Ohio, all signatures/petition packets need to be turned in by May 31, 2016. WHERE ELSE CAN I GET SIGNATURES IN WINTER:                      1. Warm weather(thanks to El Nino) libraries great.                      2. Gun shows in your area                      3. March 15 Primary election day. Collect at your polling places.                      4. Women’s civic clubs.                      5. Women’s Republican and Democratic clubs.                      6. Other Patriot and Civic groups […]

Illinois and Ohio conservative group leaders meet in Chicago to exchange ideas

BusinessTalk_37922220_sSaturday, December 5th, Huntley, IL While most people are spending today Christmas shopping, putting up the tree, just relaxing, or watching the latest game,  Conservative, Liberty, 912, and Tea Party group leaders across Illinois decided to spend today learning and exchanging ideas with NW Ohio Conservative Coalition (NWOCC) / Toledo Tea Party founder John Mc Avoy. Today’s 7 hour agenda will focus on many topics to include:  Why groups MUST remain autonomous (our strength),  Why […]

Workplace Freedom Volunteers collect over 1000 signatures at 2 area festivals.

Waynesvl fest1_300Over 1000 signatures were collected at the Waynesville Sauerkraut Festival and Circleville Pumpkin Show Festivals. Pumpkin Man and Kaptain Kraut are in these photos. See if you can pick them out!! Meta H. also got a signature from ‘Ye Old Scarecrow’ and Sue Ellen got a signature from a “Human Horse”. Do I have your attention yet?? Everyone was friendly, we had a lot of fun and ate a lot of great food, got some […]

Festivals and Fairs great opportunity to get signatures for WFA

Sunbury 1_600EVERYONE MAKE HAY(collect signatures)WHILE THE SUN SHINES We were collecting signatures this SUPER weekend at the Sunbury, Ohio Sun and Sizzle Festival held in the Town Square!! Lots of fun with the “great fair and festival” food! The signatures were all collected standing on the public sidewalks where parking lots feed into festival and buses drop off attendees!! Fairs and festivals are where you can get the greatest number of signatures in the “shortest amount […]

Workplace Freedom at the Dan Emmett Festival

Festival_600Workplace Freedom Petition Signature Gathering at the Festival Meta Hahn and I went to the Dan Emmett Festival in Mt. Vernon, Oh, Knox County, this past Saturday.  Support from the festival attendees was phenomenal and at times, people were waiting in line to sign the petition to place Workplace Freedom on the ballot. Fairs and festivals are always good locations for Workplace Freedom.  During the festival we averaged over 40 signatures an hour.  People love freedom […]

Workplace Freedom Amendment volunteers working through the summer.

Ohioans_for_Workplace_FreedomThe Workplace Freedom Amendment is alive and well and cranking up activities for the summer festivities Project Leader Sue Ellen King is asking volunteers to take full advantage of the summers festivals, fairs, and other gatherings to reach a goal of 1000 signatures each. This is also a great time to recruit a friend and get some help manning your booth or table.  Why not turn this into a group project,  its great when your […]

Ohioans for Workplace Freedom: Volunteers Needed for Election Day Signature Collection

workplace-freedom-OHElection Day, November 4th, provides an excellent opportunity for Right to Work advocates to collect signatures for Ohioans for Workplace Freedom. Please contact your fellow petition gatherers to determine optimal polling places in your county or a nearby county.  If you need help choosing a polling place in your area, contact Lisa Cooper using the form below. When choosing a polling location for signature collection, look for polling places which cover several precincts.  This will ensure […] Continue reading

Workplace Freedom Update Week of 8/31

workplace-freedom-OHSue Ellen King, Meta Hahn and Louann were busy again this past holiday weekend collecting signatures for Workplace Freedom. This time their venue to collect was the Upper Arlington Arts Festival. Thanks to their industriousness, 146 more signatures were collected. Although some union members they encountered there objected and said that Labor Day was sacred and shouldn’t be defiled by right-to-work petition gatherers, the park turned out to be a great venue for signature gathering. […]