Labor News


Philly Council passes paid sick days, will mayor sign?

Around 40 percent of all the hourly-wage workers in Philadelphia have no sick days. The bill, if it becomes law, would enable workers to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 40 hours worked.


Penn. labor aims to keep Keystone State blue

"We're everywhere, not just in the east or the western part of the state," said Liz McElroy of the AFL-CIO.


Temple University nurses win jobless pay after lockout

1500 nurses and technical workers at Temple University Hospital went on strike and won. 


Jobs with Justice says it’s time to celebrate

PHILADELPHIA - Celebrating a year of victories, a standing-room-only crowd honored a legend in the city's labor movement and other union and community leaders.


Temple health care workers strike for dignity, patient care

Some 1500 nurses and professional and technical workers struck at Temple University Hospital Wednesday morning after working without a contract for seven months.

Transit workers on strike for pay and pensions

Transport Workers, Local 234 struck the Southeastern, Pa. Transportation Authority (SEPTA). on the morning of Nov. 3 over pay and pension related issues.