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.
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.
Local Unions Protest Outside Nutter's Conference Of MayorsThe President of the Philadelphia AFL-CIO, Pat Eiding scoped out any mayors who happened along 17th street around the Westin Hotel.
Philadelphia Unions Urging Nutter to Abandon Firefighter Contract AppealsYou'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?
Top Ways To Experience The Presidential Inauguration In PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia residents don't have to make the trip to the nation's capital to take part in the festivities.
Workers Stand For America Rally Sends Clear Message To PoliticiansOver 35,000 union workers were estimated to have attended this afternoon's Stand for America rally at Eakins Oval.
Philadelphia, Trade Unions Reach Agreement On Hiring GoalsPhiladelphia 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.
Part 2: Organized Opposition To UnionsA national anti-union movement is trying to reduce the influence of public employees unions, including here in Pennsylvania.
New Jersey Unions Hold Unity Rally For Wisconsin WorkersRepresentatives 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.
New Jersey Unions Planning Rally For Wisconsin WorkersUnion leaders in New Jersey are planning a solidarity rally for public workers in Wisconsin.
Thousands Rally In Philadelphia Against Wisconsin Governor's Anti-Union EffortsOrganized labor in Philadelphia officially entered the "Battle of Wisconsin" today with a boisterous rally across from City Hall.
As Christie Proposes Budget, Echoes Of Wisconsin-Style DiscontentNew 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?