Hundreds of Columbus janitors have gone back to work after a one-day strike on Tuesday.
The Service Employees International Union Local 1, which represents about 1,000 workers, said the workers returned to work Wednesday night after progress was made on reaching a new agreement with cleaning contractors. More negotiations are set for Monday.
The union has said the contractors who employ the janitors have been demanding that they work fewer hours as a way to cut costs and reduce benefits.
The union has been negotiating with the Columbus Area Service Contractors Association, which represents seven cleaning companies.