Rita Schwartz, president of Local 1776 of the Association of Catholic Teachers, says teachers voted last night by a nearly 3-1 margin to accept the new contract.
Neither side would disclose the terms of the contract until the union votes on it.
Included is a side deal that guarantees higher wages for baggage handlers and other employees of private contractors at PHL.
New Jersey’s highest court today gave the Christie administration plenty of breathing room in the battle over full funding of the state’s pension system.
Members of the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia, representing about 445 workers, have authorized the union’s executive board, by a vote of 263-15, to begin strike preparations.
The contract negotiations involve workers at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com.
Cafeteria workers and noontime aides at Philadelphia public school have agreed to a new contract that calls for wage increases and work rule changes.
Two of the former officers have said they’ll seek to return to the force, but the defense team’s lead attorney says he expects the four other former cops to join the action.
Schools superintendent Wiliam Hite says the cash-strapped school district is simply exploring ways to expand student health services without spending more money.
The Pennsylvania Convention Center, in center city, is taking a new tack in its battle with the carpenters’ union, which has been locked out of the facility since May 2014.
A report released by progressive groups and supporters of public education says three wealthy Main Line hedge fund partners are spending millions on advertisements for Williams in the waning weeks of the campaign.
Nutter has signed an executive order creating a fifteen-member oversight commission to ensure that the Justice Department’s recent recommendations become reality.
The report says labor costs at this year’s Philadelphia Auto Show were down 20 percent.
Officials with the GameStop game retailer are joining the effort to collect money for the fallen officer’s family.
The first television ad of the 2015 Philadelphia mayoral race is now airing, but it was not paid for by the candidate who is being promoted.