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Mayor Nutter, Union in Dispute Over $2.88 Million

After years of working without a contract, AFSCME 33 — the city’s largest union — finally signed a contract with the city last week. The city’s […]

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City Union Approves New Contract

As expected, the city’s largest municipal union approved a new contract with City Hall on Tuesday. District Council 33 has 9,000 members, whose contract runs […]

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State Bill Would Prohibit SEPTA Strike

CBS Philly reports that State Rep. Kate Harper, a Montgomery County Republican, has introduced a bill that would prohibit a SEPTA strike,  workers from walking […]


Workers at Fat Salmon Sushi Go On Strike

Looks like it’s a bad day for the owners of Walnut Street’s Fat Salmon Sushi. Workers there have chosen May Day as a good day […]


Feds Investigating Chickie’s and Pete’s

Chickie’s and Pete’s is scrambling as the US Labor Department looks into payment violations and more than 60 former and current employees are suing the now […]


Spotted: Union Protesters at Cheu Noodle Bar

The under construction Cheu Noodle Bar (255 S 10th Street) is facing union protesters today and had them yesterday as well. We’ve seen union protesters […]

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The Truth About LGBT Union Rights

In the Life explores the relationship between unions and the LGBT community, and goes inside a center for reparative therapy.