Announcement Coming on Second Casino License For PhiladelphiaThe Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has called a special meeting for November 18th to announce who, if anyone, will get the second casino license in the city of Philadelphia.
Protest Over Out-of-State Hiring at South Phila. Shipyard Draws HundredsThe coalition of union and nonunion workers chanted and held placards in a boisterous, 15-minute rally against Aker Philadelphia's hiring pracctices.
Nutter Setting Aside $31M For Resolution With FirefightersOne day after the firefighters union ousted its leader, the Nutter Administration announced the mayor is setting aside more than $30 million towards a resolution of its long-running contract dispute with the union.
Philadelphia Firefighters Call Off Plan to Recall Mayor Nutter"It's been attempted before in the state and has not succeeded," a union spokesman admits.
Angry Firefighters Confront Mayor Nutter at Opening of New FirehouseThe $6.7-million station replaces one that was shuttered a few years ago because of the expansion of Interstate 95.
Firefighters Upset About Continued Brownout Policy, Despite Impending New HiresPlans in the mayor's new budget to hire more firefighters won't bring an end to the controversial practice called 'brownouts' -- temporary closures of fire stations. And the firefighters’ union is seeing red.
Union PAC Slams Council Candidate In Radio AdWith Tuesday's general election approaching, you may have noticed campaign ads running here on KYW Newsradio involving the battle for two city council seats set aside for the minority Republicans.