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Publisher Jimmy Tayoun apologized and fired a staffer after trying to downplay problem.
It contains concessions on both sides. It only lasts two years. And it will be costly to taxpayers. But after five years of bargaining and battling, the 10,000 blue-collar workers who belong to AFSCME District Council 33 will soon get to vote on a contract with their employer, the City of Philadelphia.
Lap dances in Philadelphia will stay tax-free - for now, at least. After an attempt to start collecting amusement-tax revenue from the dances was slapped down by a court earlier this year, the city will not pursue an appeal, officials said Thursday.
No city regulatory agency had the authority to review removal of the iconic PNB letters from their 60-year home atop a Center City tower on Sunday, according to city officials.
Residents say contracting decisions are being made for them.
Controller notes increase in fines collected in years past, but far more go uncollected.
City Council President Darrell Clarke this morning said city tax dollars will be spent to support the 2016 Democratic National Convention if Philadelphia is chosen to host the event.
Blue-collar union gets raises and gives concessions after a long-running financial feud.
The tentative agreement between the Cityof Philadelphia and the 10,000-member AFSCME District Council 33: Duration Through June 30, 2016.
The tentative agreement between the Cityof Philadelphia and the 10,000-member AFSCME District Council 33: Duration Through June 30, 2016.
Mamadou Sacko and Barry Williams spend their work days enveloped in a malodorous fog. If it is even mildly warm out, they are trailed by a light constellation of flies.
One was a kid from the hardscrabble Abbottsford Homes in East Falls who rose to become a millionaire member of America's financial elite.
Guilty plea may signal looming trouble for the 10-term congressman
The extensive and valuable art collection owned by the Philadelphia School District should be freed from a decade in storage and publicly displayed once more, the city controller told the school superintendent Wednesday.
Did bad vibes from the riot play a role in the greatest collapse in sports history?
Publisher Jimmy Tayoun apologized and fired a staffer after trying to downplay problem.
It contains concessions on both sides. It only lasts two years. And it will be costly to taxpayers. But after five years of bargaining and battling, the 10,000 blue-collar workers who belong to AFSCME District Council 33 will soon get to vote on a contract with their employer, the City of Philadelphia.
No city regulatory agency had the authority to review removal of the iconic PNB letters from their 60-year home atop a Center City tower on Sunday, according to city officials.
Lap dances in Philadelphia will stay tax-free - for now, at least. After an attempt to start collecting amusement-tax revenue from the dances was slapped down by a court earlier this year, the city will not pursue an appeal, officials said Thursday.
Residents say contracting decisions are being made for them.