People eating at a table.
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Hadas Kuznits
November 20, 2019 - 3:21 pm
A new report released Wednesday morning focuses on Philadelphia's comprehensive food economy. Read more here.
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Philadelphia City Hall.
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Pat Loeb
November 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
A City Council committee this past week approved a bill that would return a large chunk of the wage tax to people living below the poverty level. The committee passed the bill over objections from the Kenney administration. Read more here.
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Megan Rapinoe of the USA lifts the FIFA Women's World Cup Trophy following her team's victory in the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup France Final match between The United States of America and The Netherlands at Stade de Lyon on July 07, 2019 in Lyon, France.
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Kim Glovas
July 10, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The wage disparity among men and women soccer players is in the spotlight after Team USA won the Women's World Cup. But the road to pay equity is complicated. The international crowd at the Women's World Cup was on its feet, chanting for equal pay for Team USA. "We...
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Advocate Erika Almirante, Janet Ginsberg of Community Legal Services and Allison Julian of the Domestic Workers Alliance testify.
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Pat Loeb
April 08, 2019 - 4:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Some of Philadelphia's lowest paid and least protected workers got to air their grievances Monday as a City Council committee explored ways to help improve conditions for domestic workers and also sought to raise awareness about low wages in the parking industry...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 file photo, Bangladeshi garment workers vandalize a vehicle during a protest in Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka, Bangladesh.
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January 31, 2019 - 10:29 pm
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — More than 5,000 Bangladesh workers who demanded higher wages have been fired by factory owners, and hundreds face police charges in the world's second-largest garment export industry after China, an activist said Thursday. Kalpona Akter of the Bangladesh Center for Worker...
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