The Fight for $15 campaign to win higher pay and a union for fast-food workers is expanding to represent a variety of low-wage workers and become more of a social justice movement.
On KDKA Radio Tuesday morning, Gov. Tom Wolf criticized UPMC for failing to pay its employees adequately, contrasting the salaries of the highest paid to the average at UPMC with what he paid his employees when he owned and operated a company.
Organizers say 25 protesters have been arrested during a demonstration for a labor union and higher employee wages at the regional health care giant, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
At today’s Butler County Commissioners meeting there was more passion about plans to sell Sunnyview Nursing and Rehabilitation Home.
Under state law, current residents of nursing homes can not be displaced, even if the home has a new owner. But a proposal to sell the county home in Butler is making many people uneasy.
At the Beaver County Commissioner’s meeting there were tears from those with loved ones at Friendship Ridge nursing home.
The tragic shootings at Western Psych spawned calls for tighter security, and a government-contracted report says the institution has not done enough to protect the 2,000 employees who work there.
James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
There was a heavy presence of security outside of Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Oakland one day after a deadly shooting rampage.