The Westin

The Labor Day weekend traditionally signifies the end of summer. But while we’re taking it easy, getting together with family and friends, or otherwise enjoying a well-earned day off, we should all remember a very basic fact. Labor Day is a holiday created by – and for – the labor movement that recognizes the contributions…

Visitors come to The City of Brotherly Love (and Sisterly Affection) for the history, the entertainment, the culture, the food and for the fun! Tourists and natives alike have their pick of so many great choices — and all of them union proud! Here’s a selection. Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site Better know for…

This is part of a series highlighting the efforts of organized labor and featured in Labor 411’s print directories. Click here to order your copy and support Labor 411! More than 130,000 workers from low-paying service industries got some relief thanks to legislation that gives them some much-needed control of their schedules. The Fair Workweek legislation passed…

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…

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…