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Union Carpenters demonstrate Wednesday outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center entrance at Broad and Cherry streets in Philadelphia. (Credit: Mark Abrams)

Carpenters Locked Out Of Pa. Convention Center Since May Seek End To Dispute

On Wednesday, picketers were walking and making noise at the Convention Center’s Broad and Cherry streets entrance.

08/20/2014

A nurse puts 3D glasses on the face of a surgeon before an operation at the Argenteuil hospital, in a Paris suburb, on July 25, 2013. AFP PHOTO / FRED DUFOUR

Chestnut Hill Hospital Workers Strike For One Day

More than 100 workers at Chestnut Hill Hospital are holding a day-long strike as they advocate for higher wages.

06/21/2014

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Governor Corbett Requests Presidential Emergency Board In SEPTA Rail Strike

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett is asking President Barack Obama to intervene in the SEPTA transit strike.

06/14/2014

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AAA Mid-Atlantic Offers Tips To Avoid Gridlock On Area Highways

The SEPTA transit strike comes as roadwork takes place in several areas in the region. AAA Mid-Atlantic is offering travel tips.

06/14/2014

Inside 30th Street Station.  (credit: Hadas Kuznits)

SEPTA Strike Forces Commuters To Find Travel Alternatives

The SEPTA strike was inconveniencing riders who had planned to use the regional rails over the weekend, forcing them to make alternate plans to get to their destination.

06/14/2014

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SEPTA Regional Rail Workers Go On Strike

SEPTA’s Regional Rail service interruption plan is now in effect.

06/13/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

Gov. Corbett Involved In Discussions To Head Off SEPTA Regional Rail Strike

CBS 3 has also confirmed that an offer for a two-week extension was presented. It is not yet known how union officials responded.

06/13/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA Regional Rail Strike A ‘Virtual Certainty’ If No Settlement Reached

SEPTA officials are warning 120,000 daily riders on regional rail lines that the threat of a strike at 12:01 a.m. Saturday is a growing possibility.

06/12/2014

(A Septa Regional Rail train.  File photo by John Ostapkovich)

SEPTA And Union Representing Regional Rail Engineers Reach Impasse

Negotiations between SEPTA and the union representing the engineers on its regional rail lines have reached an impasse, but riders shouldn’t worry about a work stoppage, at least for now.

05/03/2014

(The Pennsylvania Convention Center, with Philadelphia City Hall in the background.  File photo by Randall E. Scott)

Carpenters Union On Strike At Pennsylvania Convention Center

After negations talks fell apart, the carpenters’ union at the Pennsylvania Convention Center is out on strike.

05/01/2014

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Union: No SEPTA Strike In Immediate Future

The head of the union representing Philadelphia bus, subway and trolley operators said Tuesday that a strike is not imminent, but he noted that stalled contract talks would not resume until transit officials provided key financial information.

04/08/2014

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SEPTA Transit Workers Will Not Go On Strike Monday

TWU Local 234 officials have confirmed that SEPTA workers will not go on strike on Monday, and all transit lines will operate as normal.

04/06/2014

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SEPTA And Its Unions Make Significant Progress, Discuss Possible Two-year Contract

Thousands of commuters are affected by what happens between Friday and Sunday night between SEPTA and its largest union.

04/04/2014

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SEPTA Officials And Transport Worker Union Members Will Be Back At The Bargaining Table

The last of SEPTA’s contracts with transport workers union local 234 runs out this Sunday. Later this evening, officials from both sides will hold informal negotiations with a select group of leaders.

04/03/2014

(FIle photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

SEPTA, Union Continue Back-And-Forth As Threat Of Strike Looms

Local 234’s contract expired back on March 15th, and the last of the three transit workers’ contracts is set to expire at midnight on Sunday, April 6th.

04/02/2014

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