What the Research and Training Section Does
The Research and Training section works with all stakeholders to provide collective bargaining research and labor relations training as mandated by statute. The purpose of the Research and Training Section is to provide stakeholders with training, information, and statistics that may be useful for the employer and employee organizations.
Submit Labor Agreement
Email to: Research@serb.ohio.gov
The Research and Training section:
- Maintains the Clearinghouse database which stores public sector collective bargaining agreements.
- Responds to Clearinghouse database requests.
- Maintains the SERB website.
- Produces annual reports and publications.
- SERB Annual Report.
- Cost of Health Insurance in Ohio’s Public Sector.
- Wage Settlement Report.
- Training resources and guides.
- Hosts training events and seminars for SERB and SPBR.
- Fact-Finding Conference.
- SERB Academy.
- SPBR Conference.
- Advanced Labor Negotiations.
- Practical Negotiations.
View additional articles related to the R&T section.
Learn more about Contract Data Summary Sheet (CDSS) requirements. A CDSS must be filed with each new collective bargaining agreement. Download a fillable PDF for your jurisdiction type.
View a listing of Contract Data Summary Sheet (CDSS) definitions. These will help with completing the fillable CDSS form for your jurisdiction type.
The Clearinghouse database contains collective bargaining agreement information for all public jurisdictions in Ohio from 1984 to the present.
Clearinghouse Job Titles
View a listing of job titles available in the Clearinghouse database.
Clearinghouse Employer Codes
View a listing of jurisdiction and employer type codes used in the Clearinghouse database. These codes allow the grouping of employers that are similar.
Clearinghouse Bargaining Unit Codes
View a listing of bargaining unit codes used in the Clearinghouse database. These codes allow the grouping of similar bargaining units.
Which Research & Training Form Do I Use?
Learn more about which forms to file with the Research and Training section.
Forms for Research & Training
All Research & Training forms can be viewed and downloaded.
CDSS Form - All Other Public Employer Types
This is the Contract Data Summary Sheet for All Other Public Employer Types
CDSS Form - Firefighter Bargaining Units
This is the Contract Data Summary Sheet Form for Firefighter Bargaining Units
CDSS Form - Police/Safety Bargaining Units
This is the Contract Data Summary Sheet for Police and Safety Bargaining Units.
CDSS Form - BOE Teacher/Non-Teacher Mixed Units
This is the Contract Data Summary Sheet Form for Board of Education Teacher/Non-Teacher mixed units.
CDSS Form - BOE Non-Teaching Bargaining Units
This is the Contract Data Summary Sheet Form for Board of Education Non-Teaching Bargaining Units.
CDSS Form - BOE Teaching Bargaining Units
This Contract Data Summary Sheet was created for Board of Education Teaching Bargaining Units