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2016

Retiree’s Corner – Winter 2016

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Retirees’ Corner   Alliance   Donald W. Bartolet retired as a Patrolman on 9/3/2016 with 30 years of service.   Aurora   Michelle M. Rizzo retired as a Patrol Officer on 8/6/2016 with 29 years of service.   Boardman Township   Mark Jacobs retired as a Patrolman on 6/11/2016 with 26 years of service. [...]

Message from the Executive Director – Winter 2016

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It’s finally over!  The 2016 Election is complete and whether you agree or not Donald Trump has now been elected the 45th President of the United States.  The National Association of Police Organization (NAPO) of which the OPBA is a member, has published an outlook on a Trump Presidency and a Republican controlled congress.  [...]

STATUTORY AND PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS RELATED TO RETROACTIVITY FOR NEW CONTRACTS

2016, Articles|

By:  Max Rieker STATUTORY AND PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS RELATED TO RETROACTIVITY FOR NEW CONTRACTS Of the hundreds of collective bargaining agreements that the OPBA negotiates and administers, nearly all of them are governed by the Ohio Collective Bargaining Act.[1]  When these labor contracts are periodically negotiated, nearly all of our contracts are also subject to [...]

The SERB 2016 Report on Health Insurance Costs

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The SERB 2016 Report on Health Insurance Costs By:  Mark Volcheck, Esq. The Research and Training Section of the State Employment Relations Board has released its annual report on the cost of health insurance in Ohio’s public sector.  The 2016 report analyzes health care surveys completed by approximately 92% of public employers in the [...]

Prince of his Estate?

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Prince of his Estate? When Prince passed away prematurely, he left behind an estimated $300M estate that included several high-end real estate holdings around the globe, song and movie royalties, along with many unreleased songs. Prince also died single, childless, and intestate, which means “without a will.” As a result, the complex process of [...]

Inside Information – Winter 2016

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INSIDE INFORMATION       Austintown Township   Congratulations to Bridget Coleman who was hired as a full-time Dispatcher on 10/2/2016. Congratulations to Steve Sinn who was promoted to Dispatch Supervisor / Lead Dispatcher on 9/18/2016. Austintown Township would like to welcome Jackson Township P.D. (Mahoning County) whom they are now Dispatching for as [...]

Andrea Rocco Article – Q4 2016

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By:  Andrea RoccoThere are many aspects of community outreach currently being practiced by local law enforcement.  One of the most exciting programs is Exploring, which is a career education program geared to young people 14 years or older.  The concept offers young people the opportunity to experience professions and foster relationships with community organizations. One of [...]