Philly police can implement tattoo policy, inspired by officer’s alleged Nazi ink, without involving union

The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board dismissed a complaint filed by the FOP, which argued the department couldn’t ban cops from covering up tattoos without going through collective bargaining.

Philly police can implement tattoo policy, inspired by officer’s alleged Nazi ink, without involving union

The Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board dismissed a complaint filed by the FOP, which argued the department couldn’t ban cops from covering up tattoos without going through collective bargaining.

GM strike: Tentative deal with union paves way for crucial strike vote

General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, clearing the way for a union vote Thursday on whether to continue a more than month-long strike.

GM strike: Tentative deal with union paves way for crucial strike vote

General Motors and the United Auto Workers reached a tentative agreement on a new contract, clearing the way for a union vote Thursday on whether to continue a more than month-long strike.

Johnny Doc ally who led Philly zoning board admits $49K theft from Local 98′s charity arm

The deal that James E. Moylan struck with the government does not require him to testify against John Dougherty, City Councilman Bobby Henon, or the five other members of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who await trial on embezzlement and corruption charges.

Johnny Doc ally who led Philly zoning board admits $49K theft from Local 98′s charity arm

The deal that James E. Moylan struck with the government does not require him to testify against John Dougherty, City Councilman Bobby Henon, or the five other members of Local 98 of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers who await trial on embezzlement and corruption charges.
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GM, United Auto Workers reach tentative deal that could end strike

The deal, hammered out Wednesday after months of bargaining, won't bring an immediate end to the strike by 49,000 hourly workers.

Uber, Lyft to skip congressional hearings on their safety, labor practices

Uber and Lyft chose not to send representatives to a congressional inquiry aimed at examining their safety and labor practices.

Workers who clean Philadelphia’s business towers reach new contract with management

Through their union, the workers have been able to transform these jobs into what’s become a rarity: the service job you want to hold on to. They now fear that their employer's recent proposals would chip away at the progress they've made.

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USSC, planning a smoother SEPTA ride, seeks 172 workers in Exton

The CEO's biggest headache is finding enough people to do the work. “I’ve got 72 openings right now,” in addition to his staff of 250 -- even before the new building opens, he said

‘Their win is our win’: Why some Philly-area workers see the GM strike as their own

As General Motors workers approach one month on strike, the picket line in Langhorne, Pa., turned into a bustling dinner party, full of public supporters who saw their own struggles reflected in the workers.

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Trump tax break isn’t delivering for the struggling places across Pa. that need it most

A tax incentive program hailed by President Trump as a lifeline for struggling urban areas, including hundreds in Pennsylvania, is instead largely benefitting projects in areas that were already experiencing redevelopment.

Philly doesn’t know how much its glitchy payroll system overpaid thousands of workers

Thousands of city employees in Philadelphia have been overpaid because of problems with the new OnePhilly payroll system since it launched earlier this year, and the city is still trying to figure out how much extra cash it paid out.

Anticlimax: Monetate, Pa. retail-software maker that drew $46M from hopeful investors, bought by Texas competitor

Monetate will continue to operate as an independent brand with its staff of 130 headquartered in the Philadelphia suburbs.

WHYY has not voluntarily recognized a new employee union. Now what?

Here's what usually happens when an employer doesn't voluntarily recognize a union.

La Colombe CEO said businesses should pay $15/hour minimum wage. But he doesn’t.

Some former workers say that Todd Carmichael’s much-publicized 2017 op-ed was misleading and hypocritical.

Is it legal to fire a person for being gay in Pennsylvania? The Supreme Court will decide.

The cases are the first major LGBTQ rights arguments the court will hear since the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, who sided with liberal justices in ushering in same-sex marriage.

Former president of a teachers’ union local in Philly charged with embezzlement

Federal prosecutors allege that James Young, 65, of Philadelphia, embezzled the funds over three years while leading Local 4973 of the American Federation of Teachers, which services the faculty at Woodhaven Center, a school for children with developmental disabilities.

Tight labor market exacts a price: Pa. casino fined $152,500 for failing to hire enough security

The Mohegan Sun Pocono struggled to retain security officers as two new employers heavily poached the casino’s staff. Mohegan Sun was forced to increase pay.

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