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(A rally in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art promotes raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Activists Rally on Parkway, Calling For $10.10 Minimum Wage in U.S.

The “Give America A Raise” bus was the centerpiece for a rally at Eakins Oval, in front of the art museum.

03/27/2014

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Buono Gets Union Endorsement In NJ Governor Race

Democrat Barbara Buono received an expected but major union endorsement Wednesday in the New Jersey governor’s race, on the same day she was to appear with the governor before hundreds of business leaders.

06/12/2013

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Local Unions Protest Outside Nutter’s Conference Of Mayors

The President of the Philadelphia AFL-CIO, Pat Eiding scoped out any mayors who happened along 17th street around the Westin Hotel.

05/23/2013

(Firefighters Local 22 president Bill Gault, right, Pa. state sen. Mike Stack, center, and AFL-CIO president Pat Eiding, left, talk with reporters at City Hall.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Unions Urging Nutter to Abandon Firefighter Contract Appeals

You’re not fighting the police award, local labor leaders were asking Mayor Nutter today, so why are you continuing to fight the firefighters’ arbitration award?

02/07/2013

Barack Obama Is Sworn In As 44th President Of The United States

Top Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In Philadelphia

Philadelphia residents don’t have to make the trip to the nation’s capital to take part in the festivities.

01/07/2013

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Workers Stand For America Rally Sends Clear Message To Politicians

Over 35,000 union workers were estimated to have attended this afternoon’s Stand for America rally at Eakins Oval.

08/11/2012

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Philadelphia, Trade Unions Reach Agreement On Hiring Goals

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter today signed at executive order that will once again make project labor agreements (“PLAs”) a part of the bidding process for public works projects of $5 million or more.

11/29/2011

(An anti-union rally in Pennsylvania.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Part 2: Organized Opposition To Unions

A national anti-union movement is trying to reduce the influence of public employees unions, including here in Pennsylvania.

03/31/2011

(Hundreds of union supporters turned out in the rain on Friday for a rally outside the New Jersey statehouse in Trenton.  Photo by David Madden)

New Jersey Unions Hold Unity Rally For Wisconsin Workers

Representatives of up to 58 unions rallied in the wind and rain outside New Jersey’s Statehouse in support of collective bargaining for public employees in Wisconsin.

02/25/2011

Protests Continue As Wisconsin Budget Impasse Drags On

New Jersey Unions Planning Rally For Wisconsin Workers

Union leaders in New Jersey are planning a solidarity rally for public workers in Wisconsin.

02/24/2011

(An estimated thousands of union supporters rallied today outside the Municipal Services Building, across from Philadelphia City Hall, in support of workers in Wisconsin who are trying to retain their collective bargaining rights.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Thousands Rally In Philadelphia Against Wisconsin Governor’s Anti-Union Efforts

Organized labor in Philadelphia officially entered the “Battle of Wisconsin” today with a boisterous rally across from City Hall.

02/24/2011

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As Christie Proposes Budget, Echoes Of Wisconsin-Style Discontent

New Jersey’s governor is set to unveil a spending plan today that’s expected to include business tax cuts, higher health insurance costs for government workers and some property tax relief. But could Chris Christie’s proposal spur the kind of protests that have been roiling Wisconsin’s state capitol?

02/22/2011