SEPTA and the Fraternal Order of Transit Police have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract.
Negotiating teams for both SEPTA and the union representing transit cops met for two hours on Wednesday, but so far no agreement has been reached.
According to a statement released by the Philadelphia Fraternal Order Of Police, contracts talks between SEPTA representatives and the FOP have broken down.
SEPTA Transit police officers are walking the picket line Thursday morning, and there are no plans for any new talks between the two sides.
The Faculty and Staff Federation at the Community College of Philadelphia has voted NOT to strike.
Striking teachers in a suburban Philadelphia school district are heading back to work.
After 38 negotiating sessions, the teachers’ union and the school board were unable to come to an agreement. Now, 654 teachers in the Neshaminy school district are set to begin a strike on Monday.
The Neshaminy Federation of Teachers (NFT) announced on Friday that the school district’s teachers will be on strike as of Monday, Jan. 9, 2012.
The local chapter of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees are striking and a Kimmel Center spokesperson says all of Saturday’s shows are canceled at the Kimmel Center, Merriam Theatre and the Academy of Music.
An impending strike by the local theatrer workers union could shut down productions at the Kimmel Center, Merriam Theatre and the Academy of Music.
The strike continues for lay teachers at the 17 high schools operated by the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. But some students still have to go to school.
Negotiations resume Thursday afternoon between striking high school teachers and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Chris analyzes the fallout from Teamster President James Hoffa’s comments on Labor Day. He talks to Pat Meehan about the potential closing of two local Sunoco refineries and Dom Giordano about the strike by high school teachers at Catholic High Schools in Philadelphia.
Contract talks continue between the Association of Catholic Teachers and the Archdiocese of Philadelphia, as the two sides try to come together to avoid a strike at the city’s Catholic High Schools.
Chris analyzes the early missteps of Rick Perry’s Presidential Campaign and Verizon’s ad campaign against their striking workers. He also talks to Phillies Play-by-Play Announcer Tom McCarthy about the unveiling of the Harry Kalas Statue last night at Citizens Bank Park.