Labor Unions

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This Might Be the Biggest Scabby the Rat Contingent We’ve Ever Seen

Let’s get one thing out of the way: The rodent infestation you might have seen on Monday and Tuesday in front of the world’s biggest Wawa has nothing […]

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Philly Unions Rally Against Trump’s Immigration Policies

Around 2,000 union workers gathered on Penn’s Landing on Wednesday to protest President Trump’s immigration policies, including the separation of asylum-seeking families and the denial […]

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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 […]

IBEW Local 98 - drone footage of Parker Spruce Hotel
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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 […]