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.
NJ Politician Steve Sweeney Will Run Embattled Phila. Ironworkers' LocalSweeney, a longtime union leader, takes over after ten members of the Philadelphia union were arrested on racketeering charges.
Labor Leaders Lash Out During Annual Labor Day Parade In PhiladelphiaHundreds of union workers and labor supporters gathered Monday for the 26th annual Labor Day rally and parade on Penn's Landing.
Local Unions Protest Outside Nutter's Conference Of MayorsThe President of the Philadelphia AFL-CIO, Pat Eiding scoped out any mayors who happened along 17th street around the Westin Hotel.
Unions Rally Opposition Ahead of Nutter's Budget SpeechMore 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.
Philadelphia Unions Urging Nutter to Abandon Firefighter Contract AppealsYou'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?
Part 1: Philadelphia's '1%'Who are the "one percent" in the Philadelphia region?
Philadelphia, Trade Unions Reach Agreement On Hiring GoalsPhiladelphia 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.
Part 2: Organized Opposition To UnionsA national anti-union movement is trying to reduce the influence of public employees unions, including here in Pennsylvania.
Thousands Rally In Philadelphia Against Wisconsin Governor's Anti-Union EffortsOrganized labor in Philadelphia officially entered the "Battle of Wisconsin" today with a boisterous rally across from City Hall.