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Wharton Online receives B-school continuing ed accreditation

Wharton Online now an accredited continuing education provider.

Pa. unions using new tactics to influence the midterm elections

From teachers to Verizon technicians to hotel workers, local unions says members are more engaged than ever in the political process, and unions are training them to be, too.

Pa. unions using new tactics to influence the midterm elections

From teachers to Verizon technicians to hotel workers, local unions says members are more engaged than ever in the political process, and unions are training them to be, too.

City Council votes to move ‘fair workweek’ scheduling bill forward

A City Council committee voted to move forward the worker protection bill, which has been implemented in cities across the country.

City Council votes to move ‘fair workweek’ scheduling bill forward

A City Council committee voted to move forward the worker protection bill, which has been implemented in cities across the country.

Cathy Brady, the force behind the city’s labor monument in Southwest Philly, has died at 62

Brady, a "working class hero," was a towering figure in the Philadelphia labor community.

Cathy Brady, the force behind the city’s labor monument in Southwest Philly, has died at 62

Brady, a "working class hero," was a towering figure in the Philadelphia labor community.
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Philly wants to copy Seattle's law to make hourly workers' schedules easier. How is it working there?

The Inquirer and Daily News, along with WHYY, traveled to Seattle, one of four major cities with a fair-workweek measure.

Seattle's 'fair workweek' law is a part of its anti-poverty efforts. Here's why Philly is taking notes.

Enforcement is key, plus other lessons from Seattle, which enacted a scheduling law more than a year ago.

President Trump deserves credit for American economic boom | Opinion

It's hard to argue with success.

Philly construction workers are helping each other battle addiction: 'I'm just not quiet about being sober anymore.'

A few dozen construction workers in Philadelphia's building trades double as recovery aides on job sites around the city — watching for coworkers who might be showing the signs of a substance use disorder and encouraging them to seek treatment.

Here’s the Uber-like way online retailer RevZilla is handling its seasonal sales spikes

The Navy Yard-based motorcycle gear company launched a new "flex work" program in March.

Workers’ rights more important than ever this election | Opinion

Voters in Pennsylvania have a choice of vision on workers' rights this November.

Why parking-lot attendants across Philadelphia have launched a campaign to unionize

Workers from 10 parking lot operators are marching in Center City to protest low wages. One parking lot operator says it's city taxes that stop it from raising pay.

In solidarity: Why labor unions have embraced immigrant rights

From labor to education to criminal justice, here's a look at how (and why) social justice groups are working in tandem to fight for issues they believe in.

Fair Workweek first step in better working conditions for Philadelphians | Opinion

This Labor Day we must build a renewed sense of worker power through new forms of organizing and new policy solutions.

Working Pennsylvanians need the support of legislators after Janus | Opinion

We are at a point in history where we are seeing yet another opportunity to create change in the workplace through organizing in a union.

How Janus could affect strategy at the negotiation table

If an employer thinks a union is weaker because of Janus — financially or politically — it might embolden an employer to demand more, said employer-side lawyer Shannon Farmer of Ballard Spahr.

The valets who got fired after trying to unionize have gotten their jobs back

This week, nearly all six parking attendants will start parking cars at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania again, said 32BJ SEIU. They also got back pay.

As immigrants are targeted, unions stand behind workers from all backgrounds | Opinion

Now more than ever, we need strong unions to fight back against ineffective and inhumane immigration policies that create a climate of terror at the workplace, criminalize workers, and endanger our future.

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