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Philly Unions Collect Supplies for Harvey Relief

It’s been more than a week since Hurricane Harvey first made landfall and Houston is still under water. As relief efforts across the country continue […]

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Oops! Penn’s Anti-Union Graduate Student Group Hired, Then Immediately Fired This Far-Right Attorney

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) hearings that could grant the University of Pennsylvania’s graduate students the chance to vote on unionization are ongoing, but Penn’s anti-union […]

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Penn Grad Students Race to Unionize

Graduate teaching and research assistants attempting to organize a labor union at the University of Pennsylvania filed a petition for a recognition election with the National Labor […]

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Labor Unions Endorse Jack O’Neill for Philly DA

Eight labor unions have endorsed Jack O’Neill in the race for district attorney of Philadelphia. O’Neill, a 35-year-old Democrat, joined the race last month at the […]

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Restaurant Owner Says Union Protest Has Been Good for Business

You can say a lot of things about the unions in Philadelphia. But you cannot say that they’re not persistent. This is something that Philadelphia […]

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1,000 Trump Taj Mahal Workers Go on Strike

Trump Taj Mahal workers walked out at 6 a.m. this morning, striking before the busy holiday weekend after their union was not able to reach […]

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4 Takeaways from Bernie Sanders’ Speech at AFL-CIO Convention

After a heavy night of campaigning through the city on Wednesday, first appearing at the Tindley Temple United Methodist Church in South Philly for a discussion, […]

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Six Points From Hillary Clinton’s Speech to AFL-CIO Convention in Philly Today

There was no shortage of applause during Hillary Clinton‘s speech to the AFL-CIO labor convention this afternoon at the Sheraton in downtown Philly. She spoke in brash […]

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IBEW Local 98 Literally Has 3 Surveillance Drones Now

In early January, John Dougherty‘s IBEW Local 98 union held a large protest in front of the old Parker Spruce Hotel. They brought three giant […]

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IBEW Local 98 Literally Has 3 Surveillance Drones Now

In early January, John Dougherty‘s IBEW Local 98 union held a large protest in front of the old Parker Spruce Hotel. They brought three giant […]

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The Best Thing That Happened This Week: Ed Coryell Sr. Got a Big Surprise

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Temple Adjuncts Join Full-Time Faculty Union

The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board has tallied secret ballots cast by adjunct faculty at Temple in an election earlier this fall, and those faculty are […]

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Legislation to Counter Union Tactics Goes to Gov. Tom Wolf for Signature

The Pennsylvania House of Representatives passed a bill this week that, if signed by Gov. Tom Wolf, will likely have an impact on organized labor […]

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Al Roker Meets Johnny Doc’s Union on the Today Show

Last week, we told you about a letter that Johnny Doc’s Local 98 union sent to the Department of Homeland Security, alleging that NBC 10 […]

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Local 98 Picketer Charged in Incident at NBC10 Studio

Last week, Local 98 union head John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty told Philadelphia magazine that two union members were “assaulted” by cars on the picket line […]