The Fight for Unions Draws Fire — and Praise (Toledo Blade)

The commitment of Ted Iorio and Donato Iorio to fighting for unions drew fire — and praise — in this article on the City's contract negotiations with the Toledo Police Patrolman's Association. As Ted told the paper,

aggressive tactics are sometimes needed in labor negotiations. I don't know how you define aggressive, but if it's [that] we do the job we are supposed to do, then yes.

If you look at the history of our relationship with the city of Toledo, we think it's been extremely good. We have never had to go to binding arbitration.

He added: If the charge is we are too aggressive, that's not in our playbook. We try to reach a mutually understandable agreement and move on.

Read the full Toledo Blade article: "Law Firm's Role in Toledo's Contract Talks Draws Criticism."