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Teamsters gather outside a convention center entrance on 11th Street near Race Street.(credit: Mark Abrams)

Quiet First Morning Of Picketing For Two Unions At Pa. Convention Center

Labor unrest spilled outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where two unions are locked out for failing to meet a deadline to sign on to new work rules.

05/12/2014

File photo: the main entrance of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on North Broad Street at Cherry. (Credit: Randall E. Scott)

Labor Battle Brewing At Pa. Convention Center

Union Carpenters and Teamsters signed a new agreement with the Convention Center today, but Center officials say it’s too late and their employment there will end after tomorrow.

05/09/2014

(Photo illustration by Ed Fischer)

Delivery Drivers Approve New, Two-Year Deal at Philadelphia Inquirer, Daily News

Teamsters leader John Laigaie says the vote was 169 to 4 because his members understand the realities of a newspaper business in decline.

01/28/2013

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Teamsters Protest ‘Journalistic Integrity’ At Philadelphia Papers

The Teamsters who work at Philadelphia’s two big newspapers claim management is unfairly meddling with their colleagues in the newsroom, and the potential sale of the company.

02/14/2012

(Photos by John Ostapkovich)

Hundreds Rally In Philadelphia To Oppose Nutter’s Proposed Soda Tax

Soda truck drivers circled City Hall, honking their horns, as hundreds rallied nearby, as a way of saying their jobs are in jeopardy from Philadelphia’s proposed tax on sugared beverages.

06/14/2011

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