By Mike DeNardo

By Mike DeNardo

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Hundreds of Philadelphia union members took to the streets on this Labor Day, to mark the holiday.

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Wearing T-shirts with their unions’ colors, members of the Sheet Metal Workers, Postal Workers, Teachers, and other unions marched up Columbus Boulevard.

At a pre-parade rally, Governor Wolf pushed for passage of his version of a state budget, and for raising the minimum wage.

“What’s the best public policy we could have? A good job,” Wolf said. “We need a raise in the minimum wage, right? It means we also have to support the rights of workers to organize.”

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Union Leaders also welcomed President Obama’s move to extend sick leave to employees of federal contractors.

Local AFL-CIO head Pat Eiding says, “It’s long overdue. We did it here in Philadelphia, and we had a little bit of a fight to get it done here in Philadelphia.”

But J. David Cox, president of the American Federation of Government Employees wants more.

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“I also want the President and the Congress to expand paid sick leave for federal and D.C. government workers,” he says. “All workers deserve that.”