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An inflatable pig has a Rolex on his wrist, pockets full of cash and a cigar in his mouth, and one of his hooves is wrapped around the neck of a construction worker.
Justin Udo/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
October 10, 2019 - 1:56 pm
A nearly 30-foot-high inflatable pig in front of a construction site on a busy Philadelphia street drew attention to a heated labor dispute in the city.
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From left: Rep. Brendan Boyle, New Jersey Rep. Donald Norcross, and Pennsylvania Rep. Bob Brady speak at a rally to protest Trump's executive orders on unions.
Mark Abrams | KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
August 09, 2018 - 5:44 pm
WEST PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Dozens of federal workers gathered for an afternoon rally at 30th and Market streets Thursday to protest recent executive orders from President Donald Trump that they call an attack on unions. The National Treasury Employees Union staged the rally to protest the...
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Philadelphia labor leaders launched an instant protest to Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Janus case.
Pat Loeb | KYW Newsradio
Pat Loeb
June 27, 2018 - 4:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia labor leaders launched an instant protest to Wednesday's U.S. Supreme Court decision in the Janus case. The court ruled government workers who opt out of union membership do not have to pay dues, even though the union negotiates for them. Local labor...
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The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to complain about pay and conditions in the workplace.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
May 21, 2018 - 12:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court says employers can prohibit their workers from banding together to dispute their pay and conditions in the workplace, an important victory for business interests. The justices ruled 5-4 Monday, with the court's conservative members in the majority, that...
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