Earlier this month, the Boilermakers Local 154, citing increased gun violence, announced a program where guns would be surrendered in return for training in the union’s welding program.
Ray Ventrone, business manager of Boilermakers Local 154, citing the Monroeville Mall shooting, and what he called, “a crisis of black on black crime,” announced a program where guns would be surrendered in return for training in the union’s welding program.
Dozens of protesters gathered outside of a Downtown Pittsburgh fast food restaurant early this morning.
Four workers fired for trying to organize a union at UPMC will be reinstated in the next two weeks following a big ruling from the national labor relations board.
What was supposed to be a temporary closure of a local plant will drag on even longer.
As the strike enters its fourth week, more than a dozen hydrants have been opened, and police warn that a loss of water pressure could put people in danger.
Loosen the bolt on top of a hydrant and within seconds, hundreds of gallons of water will come rushing out.
A group of fast food workers held a protest on the North Side to demand higher wages Thursday morning.
They’re battling in courtrooms, and could one day meet over a bargaining table. About the only things the two sides in the debate over big-time college athletics agree on is that things are changing.
They are normally on the front lines fighting the winter storms, but Public Works crews are threatening to hit the picket lines instead.
Another round of snow is making its way through the area and the Allegheny County salt trucks are clearing the roads, for now.
Several members of Pittsburgh City Council spoke out in support of workers and former employees at UPMC today.
A tentative settlement has been reached for by teachers and administrators in the Shaler Area School District.
Several local politicians were joined by hundreds of demonstrators Saturday to Rally against healthcare provider UPMC.
So far it’s been mostly Governor Corbett and his allies arguing for privatization of the liquor system. But another side is about to be heard.