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Holiday Spotlight—Enjoy Union-Friendly Seasonal Activities in the City of Brotherly Love

Holiday Spotlight—Enjoy Union-Friendly Seasonal Activities in the City of Brotherly Love

As easy as it is to get caught up in gift giving and capitalism, the holiday season is also a time to look back at the achievements of organized labor in the continuing fight for workers’ rights. In 2016, Philadelphia witnessed massive gains for workers when the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority and the union representing nearly 5,000 workers finalized a new contract providing members wage increases and pension improvements. RNs at four area hospitals voted this year to join the Pennsylvania Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Professionals—nurses at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children and at Hahnemann University Hospital recently ratified their first union contracts, and RNs at Temple University Hospital ratified a strong new contract as well.

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Union Families Bring Holiday Cheer to Pittsburgh-Area Families in Need

Andy Richards on our Field Communications staff sends us this.

With the holidays only days away, Pittsburgh-area faith leaders, community members and union families came together Friday to hand bring holiday cheer and hand out hundreds of toys and donations to families in need.

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