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Baggage Handlers Go On Strike At PHL

It could be a rough morning for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport as some baggage handlers have pulled out the picket signs.

11/20/2014

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SEPTA, Union Reach Tentative 2-Year Deal, Avoiding A Strike

SEPTA officials joined leaders from Transport Workers Union Local 234 late Friday night to announce that a deal had finally been reached.

10/31/2014

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Commuters Await Word On Possible SEPTA Strike

SEPTA and TWU Local 234 negotiators have finished talking for the day, and will resume tomorrow, in efforts to head off a possible strike that would idle 5,000 workers on the city, suburban and frontier divisions, leaving nearly a million riders looking for another way to get where they are going.

10/30/2014

Local 234 President Willie Brown. (credit: Cherri Gregg/KYW)

SEPTA Union Leaders Speak Out About Possible Strike

A decision on whether to strike could come as soon as Friday.

10/27/2014

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

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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

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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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