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Unions

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Unions, Chris Christie Clashing Again Over Pensions

Gov. Chris Christie has not yet said how he plans to cut the costs of pensions for public workers.

07/22/2014

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Paycheck Deduction Bills Advance In Pa. Legislature

Controversial legislation that would limit union deductions from the paychecks of public employees is in position for a possible vote as lawmakers wrap up work before summer recess.

06/27/2014

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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

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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

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Conservative Columnist Malkin: Little Recourse For Employees To Stand Up To ‘Big Labor’

Chris Stigall talked to syndicated conservative columnist Michelle Malkin on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about a rally Americans For Prosperity are holding in Harrisburg to support the Paycheck Protection Act.

06/04/2014

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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

CHICAGO IL - JANUARY 28: Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the Steelworkers (R), listens on January 28 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago Illinois. Citing what they deem as the NCAA's abdication of responsibility to protect athletes from injury, the College Athletes Association (CAPA) announced the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

WPHT’s Giordano Discusses Possibility Of College Student-athletes Unionizing

“This is a college student, who by the rules of the NCAA, is not allowed to have any kind of work study. He can’t have a job. I don’t think that it is far-fetched,” said Lori Pelletier, Executive Secretary-Treasurer from the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.

04/08/2014

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SEPTA And Its Unions Make Significant Progress, Discuss Possible Two-year Contract

Thousands of commuters are affected by what happens between Friday and Sunday night between SEPTA and its largest union.

04/04/2014

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SEPTA, Union Continue Back-And-Forth As Threat Of Strike Looms

Local 234’s contract expired back on March 15th, and the last of the three transit workers’ contracts is set to expire at midnight on Sunday, April 6th.

04/02/2014

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Dom Giordano Speaks With Head Of Post Brothers Security About Union Harassment

He joined Giordano to discuss the continued harassment and abuse Post Brothers claims their employees and families are subjected to at the hands of unions.

03/18/2014

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Chris Stigall: Unions Need To Change Their Ways

Chris Stigall opened this morning on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT with a series of issues affecting unions and the need to for union leaders to change their objectives and practices.

02/19/2014

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