Were Anti-Nutter Hecklers Paid With Sick Days?Hundreds of city workers whistled, jeered and shouted at the mayor as he tried to deliver his speech in City Council on Thursday.
Philadelphia, Blue-Collar Union Head For Showdown As Negotiations StallWednesday was the deadline set by Mayor Nutter for the blue-collar city workers' union to respond to what he calls his "final offer" in the long-running contract talks.
City Council Urges Nutter To Settle With Philadelphia's Non-Uniformed City WorkersMembers of Philadelphia's two non-uniformed city workers' unions packed into City Council chambers on Thursday and got a vote of support from the lawmakers in their effort to get a new contract.
Measure Would Yank Pensions From Philadelphia City Workers Convicted Of Child Sex AbuseCouncilwoman (and Penn State alumna) Blondell Reynolds-Brown has authored a bill in which any city employee convicted of sexual abuse of a minor would forfeit his or her city pension.
Philadelphia City Workers Sue To Block Changes To 'DROP' City Council two weeks ago overrode a veto by the mayor and gave final approval to a series of changes to DROP. The union representing city blue-collar workers says changes must be negotiated.
Hundreds Of Philadelphia City Workers Owe Money To City CourtsMost of these city workers are on the hook for less thant $1,000, but one owes $150,000.