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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 […]

City Life

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

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Bacon Brothers Headline Friends of the Rail Park Fundraiser

The Center City District and Friends of the Rail Park hosted a fundraiser in support of Phase I of the Viaduct Rail Park last night […]


Sixers Marketing Head Leaves for Philadelphia Union

From the frying pan into the fire? The Philadelphia Union on Wednesday named Tim McDermott as their chief business officer. He comes from the 76ers, […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Uber, Lyft Drivers Can Now Unionize in Seattle. Could Philly Be Next?

Seattle has become the first American city to pass an ordinance allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize. As is the standard in the sharing or […]

City Life

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 […]


Airport Workers Striking, Fasting and Hoping Holiday Travelers Notice

First they went on strike for 24 hours. A few days later, they fasted for 24 hours. They held a “vigil” at City Hall, rallied […]


Philadelphia Airport Workers Going on Strike

Workers at the Philadelphia International Airport have announced that they’re going on a 24-hour strike from Wednesday evening until Thursday evening. They’ll be joined by workers in Chicago, […]

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PHOTOS: ODESZA at Union Transfer

Confession: ODESZA is my go-to for both pump-up jams while I’m getting ready for a night out and chill tunes for zoning out on my […]

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7 Awesome Concerts to See in Philly This Week

The indie and electronica fan will have a good time this week on the music scene, especially at Union Transfer. With the classic indie rock […]