There’s nothing like a bit of Union action to amp up the wattage at Talen Energy Stadium (TES). Labor will be in the house at TES for Union Night at the Union on Saturday, July 6. The powerful Philadelphia Union soccer team takes on division rival Orlando City SC at 7 pm with a spectacular…

More than 130,000 workers from low-paying service industries will get some relief thanks to legislation that will give them some much-needed control of their schedules. The Fair Workweek legislation passed by the Philadelphia City Council will require businesses with more than 250 employees and 20 locations to provide advance notice of schedules, compensation for last-minute…

December is the time to embrace all the wonder of winter. With the holidays upon us, Philadelphia becomes a wonderland where visitors and locals alike can enjoy all the season has to offer. Whether you are lacing up your ice skates for a glide at the Winter Waterfront, shopping at the Christmas Village in LOVE…

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By Jacob Bourne On November 29, Philadelphia’s City Council members, led by Councilman Bobby Henon passed a resolution declaring December 5 to be AFL-CIO Day. The declaration is a testament to the Philadelphia Council AFL-CIO’s unflagging support of working communities on the local, national and international levels. “We’re honoring them for decades of tireless work…

As she began programing her first season as Producing Artistic Director of the Philadelphia Theatre Company (PTC), Paige Price’s opener was, to some extent, an easy choice. Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Sweat” was the no-brainer selection to launch the 2018-19 season. Following its Broadway run, the play has become a hot property, with productions…

In September of 2017, the Jack Daniel Distillery sent its new Tennessee Rye out to a thirsty public. It was one of 20 new ryes to hit the market in 2017 and prompted “Men’s Journal” to exclaim, “Damn, Jack Daniel’s came out swinging.” A new product launch will generate that kind of excitement, particularly when…

As a factory in Pennsylvania faces the effects of the great Recession, the lives and dreams of several of its workers start to crumble. Such is the harsh and still timely story of “Sweat,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Lynn Nottage that is resonating with audiences across the country. The play is also resonating with…

By Angel Johnson Labor Day is here, and as the holiday weekend approaches, many of us get to relax and enjoy our time off with family and friends. Labor Day is an occasion to loosen up and relax, but it is also a time to reflect on the accomplishments that hard-working Americans have contributed to…