Teachers in the Neshaminy School District are ready to hit the picket lines again, first thing Monday morning.
Last week, an arbitrator issued her recommendations. This week, the school board rejected it 9-0 but the teachers accepted — with reservations.
What has brought the region to this stage, where two major oil refineries have been shut down and a third could join them in a couple of months?
Richard Trumka, former head of the United Mine Workers and a graduate of Villanova Law School, now heads the national AFL-CIO.
Officers with SEPTA’s transit police have gone on strike following a stalemate in negotiations regarding a new contract.
The union representing blue-collar municipal workers in Philadelphia says, after three years with no new contract, it’s time the mayor gets serious about their negotiations.
With cuts in government funding over the last several years, Community College of Philadelphia is proposing tying salary increases over the final three years of a five-year proposal to city and state funding.
The two sides have been negotiating for more than a year. Their five-year contract expired last August.
The mayor’s announcement follows the release of a study that found selling PGW makes sense for the city. Unionized workers vow a fight.
The Philadelphia teachers’ union has filed a complaint with the state, saying the school district is now using non-medical personnel to give medications to students.
Lou Cappelli, leader of the county freeholders, questions the credibility and motive of those who distributed the petitions.
At issue was whether Philadelphia Fire Department paramedics should be allowed to stay in the union or, as the mayor wants, be forced to negotiate a separate deal.
Eileen DiFranco, a nurse at Roxborough High School, is among the organizers of weekly protests at the school administration building.
More than 200 teachers and 65 assistants gave their blessing to the payless paydays for as long as individuals can hold out.
John Williamson, who heads up the Camden FOP, insists there’s lots of blame to go around but points a specific finger at the State of New Jersey for Camden’s current status as one of America’s “most dangerous” cities.