Where is the restaurant and those restaurant jobs? That was the question asked by protesters cited by police Thursday when they massed at the Aloft Hotel at Broad and Arch. They say the hotel is on tap to receive government money, but hasn't produced the promised positions.
How many unions does it take to erect an electronic sign and which ones should get the work? It's a dispute that has blown up among Philly's building trades.
Losing your job? You may end up losing your confidence as well.
Bricklayers and masons on a construction site in Philly's Fairmount site worked on dangerous scaffolding, OSHA said, citing a contractor who has been cited in the past.
The executive director of a fast-growing union of nurses and health professionals has been fired after the union's audit turned up reports of financial irregularities.
Just going by temperament, Rich Milgram is an introvert. But to be an effective leader, Milgram had to change. It wasn't easy.
What if people thought about workforce development as an investment in the economy rather than a social service for the disadvantaged? How would that change the situation for workers? For businesses? For society?
Another day, another dedication for chief executive John DiAngelo, at the helm of a rural hospital network in South Jersey with big ambitions.
After learning black employees were called "nigger" and "monkey," the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission sued a local water company for racial discrimination. Not us, Aqua America said, laying the blame at the feet of a previous subsidiary.
Three women got the pink slip after telling their company they were pregnant. That's illegal, a federal agency said in a lawsuit filed against the company.
Lots of people have advice for women trying to get ahead, but really, says a top Philly executive in consulting strategy, the same words of wisdom apply to everyone and it all starts with…
U.S. Justice Antonin Scalia's death postponed the time of reckoning for public sector unions whose finances and organizing abilities were threatened by a case involving a California public schoolteacher. Now, a new case is imminent.
Given executives' temperaments, it's never a surprise to hear they competed in sports. But Kathleen O'Reilly, who manages 10,000 employees from New England to West Virginia as senior managing director of Accenture's Northeast U.S. region, competed on a different front. And that's been key to her success.
At 22, Matt Murphy, now a chief executive of a multi-million-dollar company, was definitely wet behind the ears when he arrived on board a Navy vessel as a young officer in the middle of a Pacific deployment. What he learned on deck stayed with him the rest of his career.
Frustrated by slow progress toward a first collective bargaining contract, Teamsters Local 629 held a rally, complete with Teamster-driven trucks and a giant inflatable rat at the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia Friday, just as the casino was readying itself for its weekend business
Why has a New York credit union filed lawsuits against 80 Philly cab companies? Ask Viresh Ahuja. His taxi medallions are worth next to nothing, his loans are due, and his American dream is a nightmare.
Philly has great restaurants and a thriving night life. So what's keeping job seekers from flocking here?
Matthew Murphy was born on Halloween, but nothing was as scary as his first week as chief executive of Griswold Home Care, a home-health staffing business in Plymouth Meeting.
Jane M. Von Bergen writes about the workplace — employment, unemployment, management, unions, legal issues, labor economics, benefits, work-life balance, workforce development, trends and profiles.