Friday, March 27, 2015

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NEW YORK (AP) - A judge has ordered a Queens restaurant to pay $2.7 million to 11 workers in back wages.
More than a dozen public-sector unions said Tuesday that they would sue Gov. Christie over his proposed payment to the pension system for public workers for the fiscal year that begins July 1.
The National Labor Relations Board's Philadelphia office has agreed to hear complaints filed by Au Bon Pain employees at the Philadelphia International Airport.
SEPTA managers and Regional Rail workers differed sharply Tuesday on the possible safety effects if SEPTA is permitted to avoid requirements of a federal rule designed to limit fatigue.
All is not well at South Jersey's only medical marijuana dispensary, a business outside Atlantic City that has experienced a wave of setbacks.
People from all across Pennsylvania gathered at the state capitol on Monday for a "Raise the Wage PA" rally. The Raise the Wage PA Coalition is lobbying to raise the state's minimum wage to at least $10.10 an hour. What do you think?
The Street: "It wouldn't surprise me if this got worked out in the final contract," said aviation consultant Bob Mann. "I understand that talks are getting close to the end, the stage at which all the outstanding grievances tend to get bundled up and settled.
A MONTHS-LONG labor dispute allegedly kicked into high gear Saturday when about 200 unionized carpenters descended on the Philadelphia Auto Show, officials said.
Members of seven unions that build ships at Aker Philadelphia Shipyard have approved a contract providing a 10 percent raise over four years. The contract took effect Feb. 1 and expires Jan. 31, 2019.
Heard in the Hall: As the Philadelphia mayor’s race gains some momentum, the endorsements are starting to come in.
Joseph Dougherty, one of the city's most powerful labor leaders and an unapologetic enemy of nonunion contractors, was found guilty Tuesday of using arson, intimidation, and violence for years to keep members of his Ironworkers Local 401 in jobs.
The Street: When John Legere, CEO of T-Mobile, said that Verizon Wireless and AT&T were “high and mighty duopolists that are raping you for every penny you have - if they could do something nice for you, they would. The f*****s hate you,” all he had to do was make a brief apology on Twitter for going a bit too far with his colorful language. If you tried that during your next business meeting, you would probably be fired.
The 15,000 pilots at American Airlines and US Airways approved a 5-year contract that will provide immediate pay raises of 23 percent and subsequent annual raises of three percent for the next five years.
Two days after Atlantic City's state-appointed emergency-management team released its first report, Moody's credit-rating agency gave the city another of its patented thumbs-downs, warning of a possible default.
GOBankingRates: Banks have to work hard to get new customers in the door, and many times a new checking account promotion does the trick. These types of incentives — whether they come in the form of free cash or rewards like airline miles — are welcome perks for consumers who are in the market for a new account; sometimes the promotion is good enough to even lure happy customers away from their current financial institutions.
NEW YORK (AP) - Download Periscope, Twitter's just-launched live video-streaming app, and you'll find people broadcasting all sorts of mundane stuff: waiting for AT&T to fix their wiring, getting out of bed in Silicon Valley, looking outside their office window in Chicago.
The last time you phoned Comcast - yes, I know, this will tickle at least a few readers - did you reach someone within 30 seconds? What's your total monthly Comcast tab? If you've quit Comcast, was it because of cost, service problems, or some other reason?
Stepping gingerly into one of the finance industry's longest-running controversies, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Thursday that it has begun shaping rules to govern payday loans and other small, short-term credit offered at triple-digit interest rates - products that consumer advocates have for years labeled debt traps.
A mysterious benefactor swoops in with a well-timed offer of assistance that, over time, has life-changing consequences. It's a scenario that has long been a staple of literature and mythology, but does it happen in real life?
It is one of Philadelphia's largest outbreaks, but officials are allowed to say little.
In one of the largest outbreaks of suspected foodborne illness in Philadelphia, nearly 100 lawyers and law students were sickened last month after attending a banquet celebrating the Lunar New Year in Chinatown.
U.S. flight regulations make it less likely that a single jetliner pilot could barricade himself or herself inside the cockpit as French prosecutors say the Germanwings copilot did before crashing his airliner into the French Alps, a Massachusetts Institute of Technology aviation analyst said Thursday.
Before a crowd of cheering workers, City Council on Thursday voted to bring mandatory sick leave to Philadelphia.
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