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(FIle photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

SEPTA, Union Continue Back-And-Forth As Threat Of Strike Looms

Local 234’s contract expired back on March 15th, and the last of the three transit workers’ contracts is set to expire at midnight on Sunday, April 6th.

04/02/2014

Officer Kerper and the baby he helped deliver. (credit: Voorhees Township Police Dept)

Police Officer Delivers Baby Boy On Side Of The Road In Camden County

A South Jersey police officer is being recognized after he delivered a baby on the side of the road around 4:30 a.m. on Friday.

01/17/2014

DC 33 President Pete Matthews at the mic. (Credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio)

War Of Words Between Nutter Administration And Blue-Collar Workers Union Continues

The mayor says negotiations are at an impasse; Matthews says they are not and the union is still willing to negotiate.

02/06/2013

City Hall (credit: Tim McLaughlin)

Deadline Passes With No Deal For City’s Blue Collar Union

The two sides met for about an hour and a half and broke close to 10:30 p.m. at the downtown Sheraton. Still no deal, and the deadline the mayor set two weeks ago passed.

01/31/2013

NHLPA Member Meeting

NHL Labor Talks Expected To Resume Monday

NHL Labor talks are expected to resume on Monday.

12/31/2012

NHLPA Member Meeting

Mediators Still In Play In NHL Labor Talks

Federal mediators are still involved in labor talks, and the NHL and the players’ association might be getting together again.

12/13/2012

Groups supporting Walmart workers protest working conditions at the company in front of a Walmart Superstore on Nov. 23, 2012, in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Michigan’s Brain Dead GOP

The curse of brain dead Republicans is not limited to Washington, DC. It turns out that GOP leaders in state capitols have also been unable to digest the results of November’s elections.

12/12/2012

NHLPA Member Meeting

NHL Cancels Games Through December 30th

Report: The NHL will cancel games through December 30th.

12/10/2012

NHLPA Member Meeting

NHL Talks To Resume With Unusual Session

NHL labor negotiations to resume with an usual group; six owners and six players.

12/04/2012

Walmart workers protest (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

Job seekers wait in line (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Opinion: Jobless Numbers And The Newest Right Wing Conspiracy Theory

There is a new breed of truthers on the right. Joining the paranoid ranks of the advocates of a government role in 9-11 and the birthers fascination with President Obama’s birth certificate are conservatives that believe the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is making up jobs numbers to benefit President Obama.

11/16/2012

NHLPA Member Meeting

NHL Labor Talks Restart After 1-Day Break

NHL owners and players are back at the bargaining table after a one-day break.

11/11/2012

NHLPA Member Meeting

End In Sight? NHL, Players Bargain Deep Into Night

NHL, players union bargain deep into the night.

11/07/2012

Gary Bettman Board of Governors Meeting

NHL And Union Make Progress, Will Meet Again Soon

A secret, long-awaited bargaining session has done some good in the NHL labor fight — so much so that the sides already have plans to get back to the bargaining table soon.

11/04/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: A Few Brave Newspapers Endorse Romney Fighting Tide Of Liberal Press

The newspapers that are not endorsing President Barack Obama are extremely brave. They are to be positively recognized for their courage to stand up against the onslaught of the liberal media which refuses to speak in the best interest of the country as the presidential election nears.

11/02/2012

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