Philadelphia Transit Agency Seeks Court Order to End Strike

November 4, 2016

The union representing the 4,700 striking workers vowed to fight the petition for a back-to-work order “tooth and nail,” calling the agency’s action a “pointless” legal maneuver that would only distract from talks aimed at settling the dispute. […]

US Jobless Claims Rise to 265,000 in Latest Week

November 3, 2016

The number of Americans seeking first-time jobless benefits climbed to the highest level since early August, though overall figures remain consistent with a steadily expanding labor market. Initial jobless claims, a proxy for layoffs, increased […]

Clawson: Necessary Trouble: Five Questions with Sarah Jaffe

November 3, 2016

“Sarah Jaffe is one of the best labor journalists working in the United States today,” writes Laura Clawson in The Daily Kos. “She’s brought her fearless, blunt voice and thoughtful eye to the Nation, Salon, In These Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic […]

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