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(A rally in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art promotes raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 per hour.  Photo by Hadas Kuznits)

Activists Rally on Parkway, Calling For $10.10 Minimum Wage in U.S.

The “Give America A Raise” bus was the centerpiece for a rally at Eakins Oval, in front of the art museum.

03/27/2014

(NJ state senate president Steve Sweeney, in 2011 file photo.  Photo by KYW's David Madden)

NJ Politician Steve Sweeney Will Run Embattled Phila. Ironworkers’ Local

Sweeney, a longtime union leader, takes over after ten members of the Philadelphia union were arrested on racketeering charges.

02/25/2014

(credit: Jim Melwert)

Labor Leaders Lash Out During Annual Labor Day Parade In Philadelphia

Hundreds of union workers and labor supporters gathered Monday for the 26th annual Labor Day rally and parade on Penn’s Landing.

09/02/2013

credit: Steve Tawa/KYW

Local Unions Protest Outside Nutter’s Conference Of Mayors

The President of the Philadelphia AFL-CIO, Pat Eiding scoped out any mayors who happened along 17th street around the Westin Hotel.

05/23/2013

(Henry Nicholas, head of Local 1199C, addresses the union rally.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

Unions Rally Opposition Ahead of Nutter’s Budget Speech

More than 15,000 city workers, including firemen, have been working without a contract for four years, and private-sector union workers came out Tuesday to show solidarity.

03/13/2013

(Firefighters Local 22 president Bill Gault, right, Pa. state sen. Mike Stack, center, and AFL-CIO president Pat Eiding, left, talk with reporters at City Hall.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Unions Urging Nutter to Abandon Firefighter Contract Appeals

You’re not fighting the police award, local labor leaders were asking Mayor Nutter today, so why are you continuing to fight the firefighters’ arbitration award?

02/07/2013

(Protesters at "Occupy Philadelphia."  File photo by John McDevitt)

Part 1: Philadelphia’s ‘1%’

Who are the “one percent” in the Philadelphia region?

02/03/2012

(Credit: Michelle Durham)

Philadelphia, Trade Unions Reach Agreement On Hiring Goals

Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter today signed at executive order that will once again make project labor agreements (“PLAs”) a part of the bidding process for public works projects of $5 million or more.

11/29/2011

(An anti-union rally in Pennsylvania.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Part 2: Organized Opposition To Unions

A national anti-union movement is trying to reduce the influence of public employees unions, including here in Pennsylvania.

03/31/2011

(An estimated thousands of union supporters rallied today outside the Municipal Services Building, across from Philadelphia City Hall, in support of workers in Wisconsin who are trying to retain their collective bargaining rights.  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Thousands Rally In Philadelphia Against Wisconsin Governor’s Anti-Union Efforts

Organized labor in Philadelphia officially entered the “Battle of Wisconsin” today with a boisterous rally across from City Hall.

02/24/2011

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