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.
“The school district is in a budget crisis … because the district has been subject to unprecedented state funding cuts. But not only unprecedented — discriminatory,” Michael Masch said.
Among the many provisions included in the $110-million deal for Brookfield Property Partners to buy the closed Revel Hotel and Casino is a statement that the company is not necessarily tied to rehiring Revel workers.
“This is not the preferred route, but it is where we are,” Nutter said today.
School Reform Commission chair Bill Green said the SRC is exercising its option to unilaterally modify its labor contract with the PFT.
District Council 711 of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades is donating its services to repaint the historic ship, based in Camden.
District Council 33 — representing nearly 10,000 current and former blue-collar city workers — has overwhelmingly ratified its new contract with the city — a contract that took five contentious years to negotiate.
Once the crown jewel of the Atlantic City casino industry the Trump Taj Mahal filed for bankruptcy Tuesday and gave employees notice they’ll be laid off by mid-November
The Nutter administration has struck a new, seven-year deal with the city’s largest municipal workers’ union, District Council 33, in a contract dispute that has dragged on since 2009.