Neshaminy School Teachers Set Sunday Night Walkout DeadlineTeachers in the Neshaminy School District are ready to hit the picket lines again, first thing Monday morning.
Amid Contract Faceoff, Neshaminy Teachers Vote To Authorize Another StrikeLast week, an arbitrator issued her recommendations. This week, the school board rejected it 9-0 but the teachers accepted -- with reservations.
Part 1: Where We Are NowWhat has brought the region to this stage, where two major oil refineries have been shut down and a third could join them in a couple of months?
AFL-CIO Head Tells Pa. Conventioneers To Work Hard To Fight Anti-Union ForcesRichard Trumka, former head of the United Mine Workers and a graduate of Villanova Law School, now heads the national AFL-CIO.
SEPTA Transit Police Go On Strike Without WarningOfficers with SEPTA’s transit police have gone on strike following a stalemate in negotiations regarding 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.
Faculty Contract Talks Resume Wednesday at Community College of Phila.With cuts in government funding over the last several years, Community College of Philadelphia is proposing tying salary increases over the final three years of a five-year proposal to city and state funding.
Possible Teacher Strike Looms at Community College of Phila. As Talks ContinueThe two sides have been negotiating for more than a year. Their five-year contract expired last August.
City of Philadelphia Putting Its Gas Works Up For SaleThe mayor's announcement follows the release of a study that found selling PGW makes sense for the city. Unionized workers vow a fight.
Philadelphia Teachers' Union Charges School District Mishandling Student MedicationsThe Philadelphia teachers' union has filed a complaint with the state, saying the school district is now using non-medical personnel to give medications to students.
Effort To Force Voter Referendum On Camden Police Raises Ire of County OfficialLou Cappelli, leader of the county freeholders, questions the credibility and motive of those who distributed the petitions.
Pa. Court Says Philadelphia Paramedics Can Remain In Firefighters' UnionAt issue was whether Philadelphia Fire Department paramedics should be allowed to stay in the union or, as the mayor wants, be forced to negotiate a separate deal.
Philadelphia School Nurses Press For No-Layoff Solution To Budget CrunchEileen DiFranco, a nurse at Roxborough High School, is among the organizers of weekly protests at the school administration building.
Chester Upland Schoolteachers Agree To Continue Working Amid Budget CrisisMore than 200 teachers and 65 assistants gave their blessing to the payless paydays for as long as individuals can hold out.
Union Official Calls Camden County Policing Plan a Union-Busting TacticJohn Williamson, who heads up the Camden FOP, insists there’s lots of blame to go around but points a specific finger at the State of New Jersey for Camden’s current status as one of America’s "most dangerous" cities.