George Ricchezza

(George Ricchezza, head of District 1201 of SEIU Local 32BJ, at a recent union protest.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia School Officials Say Concession Talks With Custodians Are ‘Paused’

The leader of the Philadelphia school district’s custodians’ union says concession talks have broken down. But the district says they’re simply “on hold.”

06/21/2012

(A unionized worker at the Philadelphia School District is arrested during a sitdown demonstration at Broad and Race Streets.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

14 Arrested During Midday Sit-In By Philadelphia School District Workers

It was a noisy protest by 2,000 school bus drivers and maintenance workers, marching and rallying against impending layoffs and school budget cuts.

05/23/2012

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