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Local 32BJ

(A rally for immigration reform outside the office of US Rep. Pat Meehan, R-Pa.   Photo by Cherri Gregg)

National ‘Fast For Families’ Visits Philadelphia Area, Promoting Immigration Reform

“We’ve been calling on people to fast because now is the time,” said Lisa Sharon Harper (at lectern in photo), who works for the DC-based Sojourners.

04/02/2014

(File photo by Ed Fischer)

Lines Drawn Over White House Plan To Allow Overtime Pay For Salaried Workers

“We have about 60 employees that would be impacted by this rule change,” says a Jersey shore hotel owner, “and it’s not just a snap, crackle, pop for us to solve for that without looking at the number of people we’re employing and how we would recalibrate.”

03/14/2014

(PrimeFlight employee Nikisha Watson and fellow workers call for safety mesasures at Philadelphia International Airport.  Credit: Mike Dunn)

Wheelchair Aides at PHL Airport Demand Workplace Improvements

The attendants work for a firm call PrimeFlight, which is contracted by the airlines to provide help to travelers needing wheelchairs.

05/06/2013

(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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