Union

Rain dampens but does not stop the Philadelphia Labor Day parade.
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Pat Loeb
September 02, 2019 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The skies opened over South Philadelphia just as thousands of union members stepped off for the annual Labor Day Parade up Columbus Boulevard. The parade had all the usual elements: public officials and union leaders urging members to vote for pro-labor candidates in...
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Refinery fire
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Kim Glovas
July 02, 2019 - 5:22 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Oil workers held a meeting Tuesday with more than a dozen state and federal lawmakers to discuss what's next for the Philadelphia Energy Solutions refinery. Unionized workers have not yet been furloughed, but they're concerned about their futures. At a meeting at...
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Derik Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
June 09, 2019 - 4:13 pm
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ilsinho (Ill-SEEN-yo) had two goals and an assist to spark a second-half rally and the Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 3-2 on Saturday night. The Union (9-4-4) trailed by two goals when Ilsinho entered as a substitute in the 53rd minute...
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Philadelphias Uber hub near PHL airport
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
May 08, 2019 - 6:46 am
UPDATE: 1:48 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Unions representing Uber and Lyft drivers are calling a national day of action on Wednesday, pushing for many of those drivers to stay off the road, and encouraging riders to do the same. Philadelphia drivers gathered to protest at the Uber hub near...
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Community College of Philadelphia
Tim Jimenez/KYW Newsradio
Tim Jimenez
April 03, 2019 - 8:22 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A 17-hour negotiation session between the Community College of Philadelphia and the teachers union ended without a deal overnight. Talks are set to pick up again Wednesday morning, and classes are still in session. Union official, college administrators and a mediator...
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Dreamstime
Cherri Gregg
March 19, 2019 - 4:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new report identifies low wages and tough working conditions for parking industry workers. The 20-page report, titled "Parking Industry Fuels Poverty in Philadelphia," is part of the Keystone Research Center's effort to organize and push for higher pay. The study...
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Southwest Airlines planes are loaded at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in Seattle.
Ted S. Warren/AP Photo, file
March 17, 2019 - 2:45 pm
DALLAS (AP) — Southwest Airlines and a union representing its mechanics say they're on the verge of ending a bitter, long-running labor dispute that has triggered hundreds of flight cancellations and raised safety concerns. The two sides say the breakthrough announced Saturday consists of a...
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Dreamstime
Mike DeNardo
March 13, 2019 - 4:12 pm
BENSALEM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — After two years of negotiations, teachers in Bensalem have voted to authorize a strike. Members of the Bensalem Education Association have voted overwhelmingly to give their leadership the go-ahead to call a strike, if necessary. The vote came Monday night. The union...
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Jay Biggerstaff/USA TODAY Sports
March 10, 2019 - 8:15 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Ilie Sanchez scored on a penalty kick in the 11th minute, Tim Melia saved a penalty kick and Sporting Kansas City beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Sunday. Sporting KC also picked up an own goal off Union defender Jack Elliott in the 80th minute. Melia's save came late in...
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Community College of Philadelphia.
KYW Newsradio, file
Mike DeNardo
February 26, 2019 - 5:56 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The faculty at Community College of Philadelphia have moved a step closer to a strike. Members of the faculty union at CCP have overwhelmingly voted to authorize their leadership to call for a strike vote, says union co-president Junior Brainard. "We do hope to be...
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