Philadelphia Daily Newspapers Inch Closer to Possible StrikeMembers of the Newspaper Guild of Greater Philadelphia, representing about 445 workers, have authorized the union's executive board, by a vote of 263-15, to begin strike preparations.
Philadelphia Daily Newspapers Move Closer to Strike The contract negotiations involve workers at the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Daily News, and Philly.com.
Food Workers at Phila. Schools Get New, Retroactive ContractCafeteria workers and noontime aides at Philadelphia public school have agreed to a new contract that calls for wage increases and work rule changes.
Attorney Thinks All 6 Acquitted Phila. Cops Will Try To Get Jobs BackTwo of the former officers have said they'll seek to return to the force, but the defense team's lead attorney says he expects the four other former cops to join the action.
Phila. School District Considers Privatizing School NursesSchools superintendent Wiliam Hite says the cash-strapped school district is simply exploring ways to expand student health services without spending more money.
Convention Center Files Organized-Crime Lawsuit Against Carpenters' Union The Pennsylvania Convention Center, in center city, is taking a new tack in its battle with the carpenters' union, which has been locked out of the facility since May 2014.
Candidate Williams Concentrates on Union Support, Sidesteps Questions About School FundingA report released by progressive groups and supporters of public education says three wealthy Main Line hedge fund partners are spending millions on advertisements for Williams in the waning weeks of the campaign.
In Wake of Justice Department Report, Mayor Nutter Creates Police Oversight PanelNutter has signed an executive order creating a fifteen-member oversight commission to ensure that the Justice Department's recent recommendations become reality.