One former employee of an airport contractor, a wheelchair attendant, tearfully recounted being fired because of her activity in support of a fair wage.
CWA state president Hetty Rosenstein says security in the building where Coleman works has now been beefed up, but she’s not sure for how long.
The mayor believes Wolf’s election will boost the prospects for passage of dedicated, student-weighted state funding for all school districts in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
“Hang in there, because we’re going to come up with a better plan,” councilwoman Marian Tasco told her colleagues.
Nutter, still fuming over City Council president Darrell Clarke’s decision to scuttle the PGW sale without a public hearing, is hoping that public pressure will force City Council to reverse course.
The planned layoffs are scheduled to take effect this Saturday. The township plans to let ten employees go, including six police officers — about a third of the department.
The district is appealing to Commonwealth Court, where it seeks a judgment on whether the School Reform Commission has the authority to cancel the PFT contract.
The judge granted a preliminary injunction sought by the PFT. Two weeks ago, the SRC announced it was going to begin requiring Philadelphia public school teachers to pay a contribution to their health insurance.
This year, dealing with the deadly and contagious disease of Ebola is on everyone’s mind.
A federal bankruptcy judge in Delaware has approved the plan from billionaire investor Carl Icahn to take over the Trump Taj Mahal casino-hotel, in Atlantic City.
Union president Jerry Jordan, in a statement, said the cancellation lacked legal merit and he called the act “cowardly and disrespectful.”
Judge Kevin Gross is being asked by billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who holds most of the Taj Mahal’s debt, to dissolve union contracts and pension plans as one condition of taking over the place and keeping it running.
Joseph Schulle, head of the firefighters’ union Local 22, has no faith in the CDC standards and believes that hazmat suits are needed for the paramedics should they have to respond to a potential Ebola outbreak.
Now that Septa has a tentative agreement with its Regional Rail engineers, talks are resuming with the transit agency’s biggest union, representing bus, subway, and trolley workers.
Engineers who operate commuter trains in the Philadelphia area have reached a tentative contract with the regional transit agency.