A rail car loaded with 1,500-pound rolls of newsprint is at the heart of the lawsuit filed by Sarah Troester of Claymont, Del.
The Newspaper Guild was the last of the company’s 11 unions to approve a new deal, which the company said it required to remain viable.
Teamsters leader John Laigaie says the vote was 169 to 4 because his members understand the realities of a newspaper business in decline.
This year saw Philadelphia’s two daily newspapers change hands for the fourth time in five years, in a secretive deal that involved hedge funds, local political bosses, and the censoring of reporters’ stories.
Chris celebrates the return of the NFL referees, ending the lockout. He details the raises give to non-union city employees by Mayor Nutter and explains the biased national polls that claim Mitt Romney is losing to President Obama. He also discusses the Inquirer suing the state of Pennsylvania to be able to see the first execution in 13 years and talks to Jerome Corsi from World Net Daily.
The editor of the website for Philadelphia’s two main newspapers is leaving to work at the NBC affiliate in the nation’s capital.
From the Republican National Convention in Tampa, FL, Chris talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, and for Ambassador to the United Nations, John Bolton.
The Inquirer and Daily News will shrink by about four inches, from 48 inches wide (unfolded) to 44 inches, this fall.
Owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News say they expect further concessions from the unions to cut costs.
Chris discusses the death, at Eagles training camp, of Andy Reid’s son, Garrett ,with Jeff McLane of the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the voice of the Eagles, Merrill Reese. He also talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup about the controversy still swirling around Mitt Romney’s tax returns and to Phillies Manager Charlie Manuel, about another walk off win against the Diamondbacks yesterday.
The owners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News held an open house in their new headquarters, on the third floor of a former department store at 8th and Market Streets.
Philadelphia Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro defended the club’s treatment of Ryan Howard in response to a newspaper report that questioned the use of cortisone on the star slugger last season.
A rail engineer unloading newspaper print rolls was crushed Friday morning.
Chris details Mayor Michael Nutter’s plan for teen’s this summer. He talks to Michael Klein about the tax crimes committed at Nifty Fifty’s, Gordon Mack, who is competing in the MLB Fan Cave Contest, and Pro Wrestler Mick Foley about his comedy show tonight in Williamstown NJ.
Occupational rankings don’t put teachers at the top; maybe they should be. During Teacher Appreciation Week many adults recall teachers who made a significant difference in their lives.