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.
"We're everywhere, not just in the east or the western part of the state," said Liz McElroy of the AFL-CIO.
"Ohio is losing $58 million a year because our pensions were cut," stated Bruce Gump, president of the Delphi Salaried Retirees Committee, in testimony at a hearing of the Congressional Finances Committee in Canfield, Ohio, July 14.
1500 nurses and technical workers at Temple University Hospital went on strike and won.
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.
Some 1500 nurses and professional and technical workers struck at Temple University Hospital Wednesday morning after working without a contract for seven months.
Transport Workers, Local 234 struck the Southeastern, Pa. Transportation Authority (SEPTA). on the morning of Nov. 3 over pay and pension related issues.