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Chicago teachers hold class in Philly
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November 19, 2012 05:39 AM PST
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On November 17th, members of the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), were the panelist in a forum presented by the Labor Working Group (LWG O.P.) and the Teachers Action Group (TAG) at the Science Leadership Academy. Philadelphia teachers, activists, community members and unionist made up the 150 people in attendance for this informative and inspiring session. CTU panelists: Michael Brunson, CTU recording secretary, Debby Pope, CTU delegate and CORE activist-leader, and Rolando Vasquez, CTU delegate and strike captain at his school

Produced by Charles B Clarke

Coalition of Black Trade Unionist Forum Part 1
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October 30, 2012 04:48 PM PDT
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On October 13th the CBTU held a Forum at The National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. While the Forum centered on Afro-American workers, it acknowledged and illustrated the problems faced by all workers, employed, underemployed and unemployed.

The Meaning and Mission of PhilaPOSH
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October 15, 2012 07:26 PM PDT
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Barbara Rhake discusses early legislative successes and the on going effort to protect workers health and safety on the job and how community involvement is an important factor.

The Labor Contract at Community College of Philadelphia
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October 15, 2012 11:35 AM PDT
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John Braxton discusses contract issues, teaching and, in general, labor issues.

The Pennsylvania Budget: How Does It Impact Your Life?
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October 02, 2012 06:01 PM PDT
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Kate Atkins of the Pennsylvania Budget and Policy Center talks about the impact of the state budget's impact of everyday Pennsylvanians.

Who's Got the Money?
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September 29, 2012 09:47 AM PDT
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Pa State Rep. James Roebuck gave insights and suggestions during a workshop on Sept 22, 2012 hosted by Philadelphia Coalition Advocating for Public Schools (PCAPS).

A conversation with the Seceratry-Treasurer of the Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO
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September 28, 2012 06:16 PM PDT
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In this conversation a wide range of areas are covered. Union involvement in voter registration, impact on the general community and unity of effort being a few. We Thank Liz McElroy for her time and dedication to unionism.

TWU Local 234 takes a stand against attacks on it's members
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March 28, 2012 11:47 AM PDT
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Attacks against bus and trolley operators is a far to common occurrence say the members of TWU Local 274. President of the local union, John Johnson,Jr, joined his members in a rally to highlight the issue and bring public attention to the problem.

Nursing Home Workers Get Support From Occupy Philly
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December 14, 2011 05:30 PM PST

Workers at Presbyterian Inspired Care Nursing Home Have trying to settle their first labor contract for a year and a half. In this report we hear from one of the workers talk about the struggle. We also hear Occupy Philly had to say to management.

The relevance of the IWW today
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October 20, 2011 10:28 AM PDT
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Peter Cole is a Professor at Western Illinois University. As a participate on the "Philly Workers Rising Up" panel during the National Lawyers Convention in Philadelphia, he related the organizing history of the Industrial Workers of the World. He discussed the impact it had then and the possible impact today.
Submitted by Charles B Clarke

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