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Philly Schools Eschew Laid-Off Teachers for Cheaper Labor When Rehiring

Philly Schools Eschew Laid-Off Teachers for Cheaper Labor When Rehiring
The leader of the city's struggling school system wants to suspend rules that require laid-off workers to be rehired based on seniority, a move the teachers union said it would fight.
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Philadelphia Building Trades Union Alerted Inspections Office to Center City’s Dangers

Philadelphia Building Trades Union Alerted Inspections Office to Center City’s Dangers
When low-road contractors run ripshod through town, unchecked with under-achieving workers, disaster is always around the corner. Union workers and organizations should not have to act as policemen for the dangerous and unscrupulous practices of unaccountable contractors.
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