Service Employees International Union
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.
Beaver County Commissioners are working on a possible ordinance to ban smoking on county property.
For the first time in Pittsburgh’s Labor Day Parade history, members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community marched alongside members of the Service Employees International Union.
At the Beaver County Commissioner’s meeting there were tears from those with loved ones at Friendship Ridge nursing home.