COLUMBUS, OH - A union supporter outside during Gov. John Kasich's March 2011 State of the State address. Mike Munden/Getty Images hide caption itoggle caption Mike Munden/Getty Images It's All Politics Unions Reject Ohio Gov. Kasich's Offer For Collective-Bargaining Law Meeting August 18, 2011 Ohio Gov. John Kasich is seeking to avert a showdown with unions in his state, over a fall referendum on a bill that virtually erases collective bargaining rights of public workers.