Chamber of Commerce

Mayor Jim Kenney
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Pat Loeb
February 11, 2020 - 5:33 pm
During his annual address to the Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Jim Kenney hinted at a new effort to aid Community College of Philadelphia students. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
February 06, 2020 - 2:02 pm
Philadelphia won a big victory on Thursday in the Third Circuit Court of Appeals. The Court upheld the city's wage equity law, which had been challenged by the Chamber of Commerce. The city says it will begin enforcing the law as quickly as possible. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall
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Pat Loeb
September 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The city of Philadelphia has filed its appeal of a federal court ruling that tossed out a law aimed at wage equity. The law would prohibit employers from asking about a job applicant's salary history. The law passed two years ago but never took effect because the...
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Former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge
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Ian Bush
August 01, 2018 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The United States is woefully ill-prepared to battle biological threats — whether they be man made or from Mother Nature. Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge is leading the charge to make the feds wise to the dangers. Ridge says it should be a job for the vice...
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Dreamstime
Pat Loeb
May 29, 2018 - 6:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Both the City of Philadelphia and the Chamber of Commerce are appealing a federal judge's ruling on a city law that would ban employers from asking a job applicant's wage history. The law was intended to protect groups who have historically been paid less, but the...
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