Pa. GOP demands probe into Local 98 union money allegedly spent on Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty

The party's chairman urged state and federal authorities “to ensure that there is no fatal ethical taint on Justice Dougherty that would preclude him from carrying out the proper administration of justice in Pennsylvania.”

Trinity Health restructures billing and IT; nearly 200 Philadelphia-area jobs impacted

The changes will force 141 Trinity employees to move, seek new jobs within Trinity Mid-Atlantic, or lose their positions.

Why Johnny Doc’s indictment is a problem for all Philly unions

Unions have long fought against stereotypes painting them as corrupt or "mobbed up," and though the tide has since turned, Dougherty's indictment — as well as the silence around his alleged crimes — threatens to color how the public sees labor in one of the country's last strong labor towns.

U.S. employers add robust 304K jobs; joblessness up to 4 percent

The healthy gain the government reported Friday illustrated the job market's durability nearly a decade into the economic expansion.

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Hundreds of Pennsylvania jobs on the line as bailout deadline looms for struggling nuclear plants

Nuclear energy supporters are working on legislation to bail out the state's nuclear industry, sparking a debate: Are nuclear power plants worth rescuing? And how much would it cost Pennsylvanians?

Is New Jersey’s $15 minimum wage good or bad for small businesses?

Agree or not, small business owners know for certain they will be incurring a significant cost increase over the next few years. The silver lining is that they have time to make their plans.

A new app gives paid time off to the ‘original gig workers’

Philly house cleaners now have access to the app, developed by the National Domestic Workers Alliance.

‘I see no way out’: Living paycheck to paycheck is disturbingly common

In light of the partial government shutdown, a heated discussion on Twitter about what it means to get by in the United States.

These workers quit their jobs without two weeks' notice

You can quit now and get away with it.

Politicians caused pay ‘collapse’ for bottom 90 percent of workers, researchers say

Wage stagnation is not the result of inevitable market forces, but rather decisions to undermine worker power, according to a new paper.

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This city program turned high schoolers into auto mechanics and changed their lives

As the City of Philadelphia develops new apprenticeships to tackle the city's poverty rate, a look at the its most successful job training program.

How Philly is using city jobs to tackle poverty

A look at the programs our second-biggest employer has developed to help people get hired by the city of Philadelphia.

North Philly’s Jr. Barber Academy teaches kids the basics of barbering and entrepreneurship

P. Michael Boone learned to cut his own hair out of necessity. Now he teaches kids the trade in his North Philly shop. But students also walk away with entrepreneurial skills and big dreams.

Send non-compete agreements back to Middle Ages | Opinion

Noncompete agreements, once restricted to tech workers and high-level executives, have become commonplace among ordinary workers, including security guards, home health aides or hair stylists. If history is any guide, the spread of these contracts could have far-reaching negative implications.

Philly’s warehouse-building frenzy has begun. But will good jobs come with it?

How competition for warehouse labor has changed the workplace — and how it hasn't.

Senior citizens are replacing teenagers as fast-food workers

Recruiters say older workers have soft skills — a friendly demeanor, punctuality — that their younger cohorts sometimes lack.

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