Philadelphia Newspapers' Owner Threatens Shutdown If Unions Don't Give CutbacksThe owner of the Inquirer, Daily News, and philly.com says it may liquidate operations if it doesn't reach new contracts with its labor unions by next Friday.
City Workers, Calling Nutter a Grinch, Demand Progress on Contract TalksThey even devised a song for the occasion.
Unionized Workers Don't Want To Be In Nutter's Nonunion Pay PackageThe mayor is imposing a sweeping package of changes on non-unionized workers, including a 2½-percent pay raise, changes to overtime, and the possibility of furloughs.
City Still Trying To Overturn Firefighters' Arbitration; 'Sour Grapes,' Says UnionCommon Pleas Court judge Idee Fox heard nearly two hours of arguments on Monday from the city and the union over the arbitration award, which the city says it can't afford.
NJ Civil Service Board OKs Hiring of Replacement Cops in Camden CountyThe decision allows the county to bypass many civil service rules for a year to get the force up and running.
In Apparent Warning To Union, Chesco Towns Move To Disband Shared Police DepartmentThe contract covering unionized police officers doesn’t expire until the end of next year, but officials from both municipalities say they will take steps to dissolve the department.
Teachers' Union National Leader Visits Philadelphia Philadelphia's teachers' union got some national help to make their argument that schools can improve without the wholesale closings and charter takeovers that have been proposed.
Perhaps Signaling Unions, Philadelphia Gives Some Nonunion Workers 2.5% HikesThe mayor's aides deny the move is meant to ratchet up pressure on the two municipal unions that have been without a contract since 2009.
Pa. Police Officers Say Their Unionism Is Under The GunMore than 500 police officers are meeting this week for the state Fraternal Order of Police conference in Philadelphia.
Bleeding Red Ink, Philadelphia Newspapers See Survival In Union GivebacksOwners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News say they expect further concessions from the unions to cut costs.
Firefighters Demand Philadelphia Honor Arbitrator's Contract AwardThe Philadelphia firefighters' union took advantage of the national firefighters' convention here to bring reinforcements to their demand for a new contract.
Philadelphia Firefighters' Union Wins Another Ruling On Pay RaisesThe city, claiming the award was too expensive, appealed the original arbitration award nearly two years ago.