Unions

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Hundreds of Federal Employees to Protest Proposed Funding Cuts

Hundreds of federal employees are expected to protest President Donald Trump’s proposed funding cuts in Philadelphia today. A local chapter of the American Federation of Government […]

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Pa. Senate GOP Fast-Tracks Anti-Union, Anti-Immigrant Bills

Much like President Donald Trump, Pennsylvania Senate Republicans are wasting no time in using their majority status to pass bills on their agenda. 

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Could the 2016 SEPTA Strike Be the Last One Ever?

Now that Transport Workers Union Local 234 has ratified a new, five-year contract that was pretty much what SEPTA had offered it on the eve […]

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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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Faculty at 14 Pennsylvania Universities Vote to Authorize a Strike

Faculty members at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities could soon go on strike.

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The Workers Who Make Peeps Are on Strike

The people who make Peeps have paraded away from their posts. Earlier this week, workers at Just Born in Bethlehem went on strike after rejecting […]

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With Just Days Until Deadline, Atlantic City Workers Preparing to Strike

Elaine Malloy has been a cocktail server at Bally’s for almost 26 years. She makes $8.99 an hour. “It’s a disgrace to work at $8.99 […]

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Faculty Across 14 Pennsylvania Universities Could Vote on Strike

A union representing faculty at 14 state-owned universities in Pennsylvania is discussing the possibility of a strike. The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties […]

Business

39,000 Verizon Workers Go on Strike

At 6:00 a.m. this morning, 39,000 Verizon workers throughout the Northeastern U.S. from two unions went on strike after their self-stated deadline for a new contract […]

Business

500 St. Christopher’s Nurses Unionize, Citing Safety Concerns

For the third time in the past month, a large group of nurses voted to join the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals (PASNAP) union […]

Business

Why Nearly 1,200 Nurses Unionized Last Week

Nurses at two local hospitals say they’re fed up with poor working conditions, subpar equipment, ineffective scheduling and inadequate staffing. The environment is simply unsafe for patients, […]

Business

850 Hahnemann Hospital Nurses Vote to Unionize

For the second time in the past week, hundreds of nurses at a Philadelphia-area hospital have voted to unionize. This time it was 850 nurses […]

Business

330 Nurses Vote to Unionize at Delco Hospital

This past weekend, more than 330 registered nurses at Delaware County Memorial Hospital voted to join the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals […]

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Will Supreme Court Break the Power of Philly’s Municipal Unions?

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday heard a case that could undermine the power of Philadephia’s powerful municipal unions. The case, Friedrichs v. California Teachers Association, doesn’t […]

Business

Strike Averted: 1,400 Suburban Office Cleaners Reach Deal

With 1,400 suburban office cleaners threatening to strike at midnight on Wednesday, the 32BJ SEIU union agreed to a four-year agreement with the Building Operators Labor Relations […]