Local 54 of the UNITE HERE union says the city erred when it decided last month not to put two referenda on the ballot.
Over 35,000 union workers were estimated to have attended this afternoon’s Stand for America rally at Eakins Oval.
Chris talks to Gregg Trautmann, a New Jersey lawyer challenging a law requiring teen drivers to place decals on their license plates and to Former New Hampshire Governor John Sununu on his support for Mitt Romney.
The first ever “Workers Stand for America Rally” is being planned for August 11th in Philadelphia.
Good, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
Chris recounts Scott Walkers win in Wisconsin’s recall election and gets analysis from CBS Reporter Andrew Mollenbeck and Human Events Contributor John Hayward. He details a story of a union contract that could prove to be the end of privatization plans of the PA LCB, and he talks to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post and Pat Ciarrocchi from CBS 3.
The practice is far from uncommon or improper. But the state’s Commission of Investigation wonders why, among other things, the rules aren’t uniform.
Chris talks to Lawyer Gregory Gianforcaro on the latest in the Jerry Sandusky trial, Matthew Pestronk about his company’s dispute with unions, CBS Philly’s Spike Eskin on Flyers, Sixers, and Phillies all losing last night, and former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty about Rick Santorum’s endorsement of Mitt Romney.
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.
The largest of Philadelphia’s four city worker unions is turning up the heat on Mayor in long-stalled contract negotiations. They’re running anti-Nutter ads, including one to air during Saturday’s TV broadcast of the Phillies spring training game.
A measure introduced into the New Jersey Assembly this week would make the Garden State a so-called “right to work” state. But the plan’s not likely to get very far in the legislature.
After tough talk about concessions from Governor Corbett, Pennsylvania worker unions are ending up with contracts many other public employees would welcome in a time of economic stress.
The School Reform Commission is giving the district’s five employee unions until June 30th to reopen their contracts and agree to $75 million in concessions.
Chris talks to Dr. Milton Wolf, President Obama’s second cousin about Obamacare, Ray Didinger on the NFL Lockout and the Eagles draft, Newt Gingrich about his film, Nine Days that Changed the World, and Steve Goreham about climate change.
Thousands of workers who screen baggage and passengers at the nation’s airports, including here at Philadelphia International, will learn later today who will represent them in their first contract with the government.