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News From: Pennsylvania

by Kris LaGrange | on Nov 07, 2016

UCOMM’s Philly GOTV Operation

North Philly. It’s got a bad rep but it now has a special place in our hearts because that is where we spent some time getting out the vote this past Saturday for the Hillary Clinton...

by Workers Indepen... | on Aug 11, 2016

Misclass in the Keystone state

This report orignally was done by JoAnne Powers at Workers Independent NewsMisclassification of workers as independent contractors denies them access to critical benefits and protections such as...

by Press and Media | on Apr 08, 2016

Fiscal analysis of public labor agreements

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Republican-penned legislation on its way to Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf's desk would require a fiscal analysis of proposed contract agreements for public employees under the...

by Kris LaGrange | on Sep 04, 2015

Do Something Active This Labor Day

For some, the celebration of Labor Day may be an afterthought. For activists — whether labor, civil, women's, etc. — it's personal. Every labor leader from coast to coast has put...

by Kris LaGrange | on Aug 05, 2013

Duquesne Light Rate Increase

Duquesne filed for a rate increase with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on Friday August 2, 2013. This increase, if granted by the PUC is for an 11.3% increase in rates or $76.3...

by Kris LaGrange | on Mar 08, 2013

News from the US Dept. of Labor

A Pennsylvania Natural Gas producer was fined after a worker fatality. J.R. Resources has been cited by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for eight safety and health violations at its...