'Conciliators' will decide on raise for Ohio sheriff's staff
The Fraternal Order of Police, representing 18 deputies, eight dispatchers and six sergeants, requested a three percent raise in each of the next three years
By Randy Ludlow
The Columbus Dispatch
Pickaway County is pleading poverty, but unionized sheriff's-office employees contend that the county can afford to award them their first pay raises since 2009.
A pair of "conciliators" will decide whether the sheriff's deputies, dispatchers and corrections officers receive a raise after fact-finding reports failed to end contract disputes with employee unions.