Service Employees International Union Ohio, SEIU Negotiators Reach Tentative Labor Agreement By Associated Press & Jim Letizia • Nov 9, 2015 Leaders of the union representing 4 thousand state workers say they've reached a tentative agreement with Ohio officials on a new, three-year contract that includes a pay increase. Custodians' Protest Nets A Dozen Arrests By Jim Letizia • Nov 1, 2013 Columbus police arrested 12 protestors downtown yesterday amid a contract dispute between local custodians and a contractor company, ABM. Striking Custodians End Walkout By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 27, 2013 The union representing roughly one thousand Columbus custodians working in downtown office buildings says members have gone back to work after a one-day strike. Unions Show Support For Custodians In Dispute With Employers By Jim Letizia • Sep 24, 2013 Custodians working for seven cleaning companies with contracts for many downtown Columbus buildings are threatening to strike in a dispute over wages, benefits, and working conditions. Custodians Union Pickets Nationwide Insurance By Jim Letizia • Sep 6, 2013 The union representing dozens of Columbus janitors is taking aim at Nationwide Insurance.