Sweeney, a longtime union leader, takes over after ten members of the Philadelphia union were arrested on racketeering charges.
Hundreds of union workers and labor supporters gathered Monday for the 26th annual Labor Day rally and parade on Penn’s Landing.
The President of the Philadelphia AFL-CIO, Pat Eiding scoped out any mayors who happened along 17th street around the Westin Hotel.
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.
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?
Who are the “one percent” in the Philadelphia region?
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.
A national anti-union movement is trying to reduce the influence of public employees unions, including here in Pennsylvania.
Organized labor in Philadelphia officially entered the “Battle of Wisconsin” today with a boisterous rally across from City Hall.