No Progress Reported After Brief Round Of Negotiations Between Nutter Administration, DC 33 The talks covered a three-hour span at the Sheraton hotel, but the amount of time both sides were in one room actually negotiating totaled only about ten minutes.
Group Fighting Pa. Voter ID Law Takes On Expanded Voting-Rights Role"If one citizen is deprived of the right to vote, that's one too many," said Joe Certaine, the coalition's chief of operations.
Local Unions Protest Outside Nutter's Conference Of MayorsThe President of the Philadelphia AFL-CIO, Pat Eiding scoped out any mayors who happened along 17th street around the Westin Hotel.
Unions Rally Opposition Ahead of Nutter's Budget SpeechMore than 15,000 city workers, including firemen, have been working without a contract for four years, and private-sector union workers came out Tuesday to show solidarity.
Philadelphia, Blue-Collar Union Head For Showdown As Negotiations StallWednesday was the deadline set by Mayor Nutter for the blue-collar city workers' union to respond to what he calls his "final offer" in the long-running contract talks.
Philadelphia Unions Bring Anti-Nutter Protest to Mayors' Meeting in D.C.With Nutter inside the Capitol Hilton, serving as president of the US Conference of Mayors, AFSCME International had a little anti-Nutter protest outside.
City Council Urges Nutter To Settle With Philadelphia's Non-Uniformed City WorkersMembers of Philadelphia's two non-uniformed city workers' unions packed into City Council chambers on Thursday and got a vote of support from the lawmakers in their effort to get a new contract.
Philadelphia City Workers Angered Over Mayor's Budget PrioritiesThe union representing blue-collar municipal workers in Philadelphia says, after three years with no new contract, it’s time the mayor gets serious about their negotiations.
District Council 33 Airs Nutter Attack ADs To Highlight Failed NegotiationsThe 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.
Philadelphia City Council Votes To Keep DROP, With ModificationsPhiladelphia City Council has voted to tweak the controversial lump-sum pension perk known as "DROP," turning its back on the mayor's call to abolish the program.