Unions

(FIle photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

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

(FIle photo by KYW's Mike DeNardo)

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

(File photo by Joe Raedle/ Getty Images)

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

(credit Mike DeNardo)

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

Elderly Man With Cane

Health Benefits May Be Cut For Retirees

Private employers are not required to provide retiree benefits, and federal law does not prevent them from cutting the benefits they do provide – unless they’ve promised not to.

01/23/2014

President Obama signs into law the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. (Credit: Win McNamee/ Getty Images)

Unions Find Potentially Costly Flaw In Affordable Care Act

With just months to go before the Affordable Care Act takes effect, unions that provide health care for members are facing a potentially damaging problem. Their health plans aren’t eligible for all the law’s benefits.

06/08/2013

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Head Of Philly Construction & Trades Council: Unions Alerted L&I About Dangerous Situation At Demolition Site

Following a deadly building collapse in Center City, Pat Gillespie, the head of the Philadelphia Building and Construction Trades Council, told WPHT’s Dom Giordano that the unions alerted L&I about the building before it fell.

06/06/2013

Illegal To Forbid Salary Discussion Among Employees

The Double Eagle Hotel and Casino in Colorado had a policy forbidding employees from discussing their salaries and bonuses with each other – but that policy is a violation of the law.

05/24/2013

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Legally Badmouthing Your Employer

We’ve heard the advice: anything you post online about your employer can get you fired. Yeah. Only that’s not exactly true.

03/18/2013

Walmart workers protest (Photo: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart Workers

After all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.

11/26/2012

Firefighters Contract

Philadelphia Firefighters Union And Mayor’s Office Sparring Over Contract

There’s a fire Philadelphia firefighters can’t seem to put out between the union and the Mayor’s office.

11/21/2012

(Photo: Publicity shots of Dick Devos, union opponent, and James P. Hoffa, union organizer)

Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!

James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.

10/29/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

Mitt Romney (Photo by Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney’s Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless Rhetoric

Why is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?

10/09/2012

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