NJ Civil Service Board OKs Hiring of Replacement Cops in Camden CountyThe decision allows the county to bypass many civil service rules for a year to get the force up and running.
In Apparent Warning To Union, Chesco Towns Move To Disband Shared Police DepartmentThe contract covering unionized police officers doesn’t expire until the end of next year, but officials from both municipalities say they will take steps to dissolve the department.
Teachers' Union National Leader Visits Philadelphia Philadelphia's teachers' union got some national help to make their argument that schools can improve without the wholesale closings and charter takeovers that have been proposed.
Perhaps Signaling Unions, Philadelphia Gives Some Nonunion Workers 2.5% HikesThe mayor's aides deny the move is meant to ratchet up pressure on the two municipal unions that have been without a contract since 2009.
Pa. Police Officers Say Their Unionism Is Under The GunMore than 500 police officers are meeting this week for the state Fraternal Order of Police conference in Philadelphia.
Bleeding Red Ink, Philadelphia Newspapers See Survival In Union GivebacksOwners of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News say they expect further concessions from the unions to cut costs.
Firefighters Demand Philadelphia Honor Arbitrator's Contract AwardThe Philadelphia firefighters' union took advantage of the national firefighters' convention here to bring reinforcements to their demand for a new contract.
Philadelphia Firefighters' Union Wins Another Ruling On Pay RaisesThe city, claiming the award was too expensive, appealed the original arbitration award nearly two years ago.