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September 22, 2023: Senator Tartaglione Remembers President JoAnne Epps

September 15, 2023: Philadelphia Lawmakers Vote to Prohibit Supervised Injection Sites in Most of the City

September 8, 2023: U.S. Employers Added A Solid 187,000 Jobs In August

September 1, 2023: Labor Day 2023

August 25, 2023: Teamsters Approve UPS Contract

August 18, 2023: Tartaglione Hosts Final Community Picnic 

August 11, 2023: Tartaglione Hosts 3rd Community Picnic

August 4, 2023: Pa. State Budget Impasse Ends

July 28, 2023: Senator Tartaglione, DDAP Secretary, Other Leaders Tour Kensington

July 21, 2023: Senator Tartaglione, Governor Shapiro, and Other Leaders Tour PhilaPort

July 14, 2023: PA Senate Philadelphia Delegation Members Put Support Behind Teamsters

July 7, 2023: Shapiro, Senate GOP blame each other for budget

June 30, 2023: Supreme Court Strikes Down College Affirmative Action

June 23, 2023: Senator Tartaglione Addresses Pennsylvania Building Trades

June 15, 2023: Senator Tartaglione Addresses Pennsylvania Pipe Trades

June 9, 2023: Senator Tartaglione Receives Legislator Of The Year Award 

June 2, 2023: Senator Tartaglione Joins Students, Teachers, and Parents of Frankford High School to Call For Answers From The School District

May 25, 2023: A Message from Senator Tartaglione

May 19, 2023: Tartaglione, Other Senators, State Reps. And Philadelphia Councilmembers Rally For Senate Bill 165

May 12, 2023: Tartaglione Joins Other State Officials To Announce $1.5 Million Grant

May 5, 2023: Senator Tartaglione’s Safe Injection Site Ban Passes Senate

April 28, 2023: Senator Tartaglione’s SB 165 Clears First Hurdle

April 21, 2023: Tartaglione Hosts Legislative Roundtable Discussion with ONDCP Director, Acting Secretary of DDAP

April 14, 2023: Tartaglione Tours Bustleton Learning Center

April 6, 2023: A Message from Senator Tartaglione

March 31, 2023: Philadelphia City Water to Remain Clean and Safe

March 24, 2023: Tartaglione Hosts Hearing to Discuss Expanding OSHA Protections

March 17, 2023: Tartaglione Announces $3.8 million in Grants for 2nd District

March 10, 2023: Senator Tartaglione, Others Introduces Condolence Resolution for Sergeant Fitzgerald

March 3, 2023: Senator Tartaglione to Introduce Wheelchair Care Legislation

February 24, 2023: Senator Tartaglione Visits Cardone

February 17, 2023: Senator John Fetterman Hospitalized for Major Depression

February 10, 2023: Sen. John Fetterman Remains Hospitalized

February 3, 2023: Senator Tartaglione Joins Other Philadelphia Senators to Announce $1.1 Million Grant

January 27, 2023: Senator Tartaglione and Members of Philadelphia City Council Tour Charles Jacquin

January 20, 2023: Shapiro, Davis Sworn In

January 13, 2023: Senator Tartaglione Named Chair of Senate Intergovernmental Operartions Committee

January 6, 2023: A Message From Senator Tartaglione

December 16, 2022: Happy Hanukkah!

December 9, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Re-Introduces Legislation for the 2023-2024 Session

December 2, 2022: New Legislative Map Now in Effect

November 18, 2022: Tartaglione Becomes First Female Senate Democratic Whip

November 4, 2022: Tuesday is the General Election

October 28, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Hosts Final Senior Expo of 2022

October 14, 2022: $20 Million Grant Announced for PhilaPort

October 7, 2022: PA Capitol Fountain Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

September 30, 2022: State Court Rules Counties Can Help Voters Fix Problems with Their Ballots

September 23, 2022: New Board of Education Welcomes Two New Student Board Representatives for the 2022-2023 School Year

September 16, 2022: Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 Kickoff

September 9, 2022: This Weekend Marks 21 Years Since 9/11

September 2, 2022: Labor Day Message from Senator Tartaglione

August 26, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Hosts Third Community Picnic

August 19, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Hosts Second Community Picnic

August 12, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Hosts First of Four Community Picnics

August 5, 2022: Tartaglione, Bipartisan Group of Legislators Tours Kensington and Allegheny Ave

July 29, 2022: L&I Announces In-Person Services for Unemployment Compensation Claimants Now Available at All PA CareerLink Centers

July 22, 2022: Pittsburgh Passes Legislation to Protect Abortion Access

July 15, 2022: U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 8-Month High

July 8, 2022: Pennsylvania General Assembly Passes FY 22-23 Budget

July 1, 2022: Happy 4th from Senator Tartaglione

June 24, 2022: Senator Tartaglione’s Statement on the Supreme Court’s Reversal of Roe v. Wade

June 16, 2022: A Message from Sen. Tartaglione

June 10, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Announced More Than $9.1 Million in PA Commission on Crime & Delinquency Grants for Philadelphia

June 3, 2022: PA AFL-CIO Announce New President

May 27, 2022: Memorial Day Message From Senator Tartaglione

May 20, 2022: AG Josh Shapiro Says Pa is Violating Its Constitution, Underfunding Education

May 16, 2022: Election Day Next Tuesday, May 17th

May 6, 2022: U.S Added 428,000 Jobs in April

April 29, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Celebrates 10 Years of SEPTA Accessible Travel Center

April 22, 2022: $3 Million Grant for Philadelphia Transportation Infrastructure Announced by Senator Tartaglione

April 14, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Announces $25 Million Investment in Maternal and Children’s Health

April 8, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Joins Governor Wolf in Bridesburg

April 1, 2022: Tony Watlington Chosen as New SDP Superintendent

March 25, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Joined Gov Wolf in Bridesburg to Call on Legislature to Allocate ARPA Funds to Small Businesses

March 18, 2022: Sen. Tartaglione Presents $1 Million Mock Check to Leaders of Einstein Medical Center

March 11, 2022: Pa Senate Policy Committee to Host Hearing on Housing Scarcity and Contemporary Houselessness

March 4, 2022: School District of Philadelphia Hosts First of Two Public Meetings on Stetson and Olney Schools

February 25, 2022: Schools-to-Work Program Grant Applications Open

February 18, 2022: Tartaglione Legislation Referred to Labor and Industry Committee 

February 11, 2022: Teamsters Release List Teamster Made and Delivered Food and Drinks

February 4, 2022: PA Senate Democrats Call for Passage of “Full Funding Plan” for Education

January 28, 2022: $15 Million in Violence Prevention Grants for Philadelphia

January 21, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Co-Hosts Policy Hearing on Recovery

January 14, 2022: Senator Tartaglione Joined Senators Schwank and Street in Meeting with DHS Secretary Snead

January 7, 2022: Senator Tartaglione and Philadelphia Senate Delegation to Meet with PHA Following Fairmount Fire Tragedy

December 20, 2021: Senator Tartaglione Wishes You a Safe and Happy Holiday!

December 10, 2021: $10 Million In Redevelopment Funding For Philadelphia Announced By State Senator Tartaglione

December 3, 2021: Senator Tartaglione Celebrates Expanded College Access Programming in Frankford High School

November 24, 2021: Happy Thanksgiving from Senator Tartaglione

November 19, 2021: Sen. Tartaglione Joins Gov. Wolf in Calling on the Legislature to Pass Pro-Worker Legislation

November 12, 2021: Senator Tartaglione Calls on EQT and Covanta to End Stalemate with IUOE

November 5, 2021: Pa. Labor Relations Board Allows HACC Faculty Union Election To Progress

October 29, 2021: Tartaglione Hosted Final 2021 Senior Expo for Hundreds of Seniors

October 22, 2021: Sen. Tartaglione Praises Gov. Wolf’s Action on State Employee Protection and Wages

October 15, 2021: Senator Tartaglione Hosts First of Three Senior Fairs Across 2nd District

October 8, 2021: Senators Tartaglione and Bartolotta hold joint meeting on SB 310

October 1, 2021: Pittsburgh Area Businesses Divided on Return to Office Plans and Vaccine Mandates

September 24, 2021: Amid COVID Resurgence, Initial Unemployment Claims Increase for Second Straight Week

September 17, 2021: Tartaglione Hosts Governor in Kensington to Discuss New Strategies for Fighting Opioid Crisis

September 10, 2021: Senator Tartaglione: 9/11 Tragedy is Forever a Reminder of Workers’ Courage

September 3, 2021: A Labor Day Message from Senator Tartaglione…

August 27, 2021: Labor & Industry, IBM Reach Settlement on Unemployment System Lawsuit

August 24, 2021: Federal Unemployment Benefits Expire Sept. 4th; State Resources Available

August 13, 2021: Unemployed Workers Urged to Prepare for Expiration of Federal Benefits

August 6, 2021: Organized Labor Community Mourns Death of AFL-CIO President Trumka

July 30, 2021: PA Worker Misclassification Task Force Seeks Research on Labor Brokers

July 26, 2021: With Delta Variant Surging, Employers May Have to Reconsider Reopening Plans

July 19, 2021: L&I Adds New Layer of Security to Prevent Fraud, Protect IDs

July 12, 2021: Tartaglione, Colleagues Mark 15th Anniversary of PA’s Last Minimum Wage Raise

July 2, 2021: Celebrate America’s Birthday with These Union-Friendly Products

June 21, 2021: PA’s New Unemployment System Meets User Demand with Few IT Issues Reported

June 11, 2021: PA Department of Labor & Industry Brings New Unemployment System Online with Few Glitches

June 4, 2021: PA Labor & Industry Offers Online Resources to Help Unemployment Claimants Adjust to New Benefits System

May 28, 2021: Support America’s Working Families and Union Labor This Memorial Day

May 17, 2021: Online Workshops Available This Week to Help Employers, Claimants Learn PA’s New UC System

May 7, 2021: Tartaglione Sponsors Bipartisan Bill to Extend Family and Medical Leave Protection

April 30, 2021: Senators Tartaglione, Schwank Announce Meat Packing & Food Processing Protection Act

April 23, 2021: Senator Tartaglione to Announce New Legislation Protecting PA’s Meat Packing and Food Processing Workers

April 16, 2021: Union Defeat at Amazon Facility Prompts Heightened Focus on Collective Bargaining Rights

April 9, 2021: PA Labor & Industry Announces Launch Date for Modern Unemployment Benefits System

April 5, 2021: Biden Introduces $2 Trillion Infrastructure, Jobs Plan in Pittsburgh-area Visit

March 26, 2021: Senator Tartaglione to Discuss Pay Equality, Minimum Wage During Saturday TV Appearance

March 19, 2021: If Your Unemployment Benefits Year is Nearing an End, Here’s How You May Have to Re-Apply for an Extension

March 12, 2021: Senator Tartaglione Re-introduces Legislation to Extend Workplace Safety Protections for State, Local Employees

March 5, 2021: With One-Year COVID Anniversary At-Hand, Article Examines Pervasive Impact of Pandemic on Commonwealth

February 26, 2021: Prospects for $15 Federal Minimum Wage Suffer with Parliamentary Ruling in US Senate

February 22, 2021: Philadelphia Among Many School Districts Grappling with Reopening Plans

February 12, 2021: Governor Calls on General Assembly to Raise Minimum Wage

February 5, 2021: Governor Wolf Prioritizes Pandemic Relief, Minimum Wage, Workforce Development in Budget Plan

January 29, 2021: Senator Tartaglione, Congressman Boyle Detail Efforts to Raise Minimum Wage for PA and Nation

January 22, 2021: Senator Tartaglione, Congressman Boyle to Brief News Media on Efforts to Raise Minimum Wage for PA and Nation

January 15, 2021: Tartaglione to Co-Host Policy Committee Hearing on Raising Pennsylvania’s Minimum Wage

January 8, 2021: American Labor Leaders Unite to Condemn Attack on U.S. Capitol and Seditious Rhetoric That Prompted It

December 23, 2020: A Holiday Greeting from Senator Tartaglione

December 18, 2020: As First Vaccinations Reach Hospital Workers, Public Infection Rates Remain High and Testing Supplies Run Low

December 11, 2020:New Statewide COVID Restrictions Include Renewed Ban on Indoor Service for Restaurants and Taverns

December 4, 2020: Tartaglione, PA Senate Democrats Unveil $4 Billion COVID-19 Relief and Recovery Plan

November 20, 2020: Happy Thanksgiving from Senator Tartaglione!

November 13, 2020: Governor Wolf Announces L&I Secretary’s Retirement and His Nomination of a New Secretary

November 6, 2020: If Current Election Outcomes Hold, Organized Labor Expects Big Things from Next President

October 30, 2020: With Legal Challenges Looming, Election Officials Advise Early Voters to Use Ballot Drop-Off Locations

October 23, 2020: 2020 VOTE: October 27th is the Deadline to Request a Mail-In Ballot

October 16, 2020: PA Labor Department Launches Redesigned Website Emphasizing Accessibility, Enhanced Features

October 9, 2020: PA Labor Department Adds New Layer of PUA Fraud Protection, Notifies Claimants of Certification Requirement

October 2, 2020: Pandemic’s Second Wave Hitting Europe Just as Flu Season Begins

September 25, 2020: Honoring the Legacy of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 18, 2020: Unemployed Urged to Claim Additional Benefits Now with Federal Funding Running Out

September 11, 2020: We Remember 9/11

September 4, 2020: A Labor Day Message from Senator Tartaglione

August 28, 2020: Unemployed Pennsylvanians Will Soon Be Eligible for Additional Emergency Benefits

August 21, 2020: White House Refuses to Provide Sign Language Interpreter During COVID-19 Emergency Briefings

August 14, 2020: Labor Department Issues Warning Signs, Reporting Guidance for Unemployment Benefits Fraud

August 7, 2020: As Schools Plan for New Academic Year, Data Analysts Predict High Risks of COVID Exposure

July 31, 2020: Tartaglione Calls for Nonprofit Relief, Unemployment Benefits Extension in Federal COVID Legislation 

July 24, 2020: Commonwealth Assists Those Losing Federal Pandemic Unemployment Compensation This Week

July 17, 2020: Commonwealth Opens Hazard Pay Grant Program for Employers of Frontline Workers

July 10, 2020: $600/week FPUC Payments Ending Soon for Displaced Workers

July 2, 2020: Happy Independence Day from Senator Tartaglione!

June 29, 2020: PA Labor Secretary Reminds Employers, Teens About Summer Job Requirements

June 18, 2020: Tartaglione Calls for Independent Investigation Into Sudden Turnpike Layoffs

June 12, 2020: Emergency Hearing Set for Monday Morning to Investigate Sudden, Permanent Turnpike Layoffs

June 5, 2020: More Than Half of PA Counties Now In Green Phase of Process to Reopen

May 29, 2020: Senate Unanimously Adopts $2.6 Billion COVID Relief Package and Interim State Budget

May 22, 2020: Look for These Union-Made Products During Your Memorial Day Shopping

May 15, 2020: PA Department of Labor & Industry Issues Latest Unemployment Numbers

May 11, 2020: Labor & Industry Secretary Informs Committees of Department’s Progress with UC Claims

May 1, 2020: PA Labor Department Offers Tips to Get Unemployment Benefits Sooner

April 24, 2020: Governor Outlines Process for Reopening PA, But State Remains in Stay-at-Home Protocol

April 18, 2020: SPECIAL REPORT: PA Labor Department Launches Online Unemployment Applications for Contractors, Gig Workers, Other Self-Employed

April 17, 2020: PA Labor Department: Contractors, Gig Workers, Self-Employed Will Soon Be Able to Apply for Benefits

April 10. 2020: Some Taxpayers Should Get Stimulus Payments Next Week; Others Will Have to Wait Longer

April 3, 2020: Tartaglione Introduces Bills to Strengthen COVID-19 Protections for Essential Food Industry Workers

March 27, 2020: General Assembly Enacts Coronavirus Relief for Workers, Employers

March 20, 2020: As Unemployment Claims Increase, Administration Suspends Waiting Period, Reporting Requirements

March 12, 2020: U.S. Senator Blocks Coronavirus Bill as Some Companies Offer More Sick Leave

March 6, 2020: Governor Wolf Visits 2nd Senate District to Open New Workforce Development Center

February 28, 2020: Worker Protections Curtailed Under NLRB’s New Joint-Employer Rule

February 21, 2020: Labor Actions Increasing Nationally Despite Declining Union Membership 

February 14, 2020: Bankruptcy Judge Approves Sale of Idled Oil Refinery to Industrial Park Developer

February 7, 2020: Wolf Calls for Minimum Wage Increase, Workforce Investment During Annual Budget Address

February 3, 2020: As Toxic Schools Crisis Grows, State and Local Officials Ramp Up Funding, Remediation Efforts

January 24, 2020: Union Membership Declines Slightly in 2019, Continuing Decades-Old Trend

January 21, 2020: Philly Teachers Union Sues District to Force Hazardous Materials Inspections, Abatement

January 10, 2020: Less than Half of American Workers Got a Raise Last Year

January 3, 2020: Pay Rates Rising Faster in States with Minimum Wage Hikes

December 20, 2019: Happy Holidays from Senator Tartaglione

December 16, 2019: Tower, Drexel Take Over St. Chris’ Hospital for Children, Preserving 2,100 Jobs

December 6, 2019: Philly Delays Enforcement of Law to Make Work Schedules More Predictable

November 22, 2019: Happy Thanksgiving from Senator Tartaglione!

November 15, 2019: Bidders Lining Up to Buy PES Refinery with Auction Scheduled for January

November 11, 2019: Retail Injuries and Illnesses Spike in 2018 as Safety Enforcement Wanes

November 1, 2019: Asbestos Discovered at Another Philadelphia Public School

October 25, 2019: Study: 7 in 10 Minimum Wage Workers Leave Their Jobs Within a Year 

October 18, 2019: PA Labor Department Delivers Overtime Rules Update to Regulatory Panel

October 11, 2019: Arkansas Homeless-to-Work Program Highlights Benefits of Raising Minimum Wage

October 4, 2019: New California Law Lets College Athletes Profit on Their Name Recognition, Likenesses

September 30, 2019: Wages Higher, Employment Strong in New York State Since Minimum Wage Increases

September 20, 2019: Largest Auto Worker Strike in Years Reflects Issues Facing America’s Labor Movement

September 13, 2019: Asbestos Concerns Intensify in Philly Schools After Teacher’s Cancer Diagnosis

September 6, 2019: Bankruptcy Court Ruling Preserves Medical Residency Positions for Philly Region

August 30, 2019: Happy Labor Day

August 23, 2019: Alt-Fuel Company Declares Interest in Buying, Converting Idled Philadelphia Refinery

August 16, 2019: Right to Work Organizations Target PA Union with Another Post-Janus Lawsuit

August 9, 2019: NLRB Announces First of its Planned Certification Election Rules Changes 

August 2, 2019: Casey, Colleagues Urge Health Secretary to Keep Hahnemann Residency Positions within PA

July 26, 2019: Philly Refinery Operator Files for Bankruptcy, Says it Wants to Restart Facility Eventually

July 22, 2019: State Officials, Philly Medical Community Working to Mitigate Hahnemann Closing and Protect St. Christopher’s 

July 12, 2019: With Future of Philly Hospital in Jeopardy, Thousands Face Daunting Job Search

July 3, 2019: Happy 4th of July!

June 28, 2019: Tartaglione Opposes Budget Bill That Ignores Low Wage-Earners

June 21, 2019: United Way: More than a Third of PA Households Struggle to Make Ends Meet 

June 17, 2019: Media Reports Give Mixed Signals on Progress of Minimum Wage Legislation

June 7, 2019: Minimum Wage a Hot Topic as State Budget Deadline Looms

June 3, 2019: New Fathers Win Extended Parental Leave Benefits

May 25, 2019: Remember Those Who Sacrificed this Memorial Day

May 17, 2019: Legislators, Administration Officials to Host Statewide “Real Jobs Real Pay” Day of Action

May 13, 2019: TMI Closure Would Have Major Impact on Central PA Jobs, Economy

May 3, 2019: White House Opposes Minimum Wage Increase, Despite Strong Public Support for a Raise

April 26, 2019: Energy Coordinating Agency Opens Newly Expanded HVAC Lab

April 18, 2019: Tartaglione Joins Organized Labor to Condemn Contractor Tax Fraud

April 12, 2019: Tartaglione Calls for Adoption of Workplace Safety Legislation

April 5, 2019: Appeals Court Rejects Petitions to Decertify AFSCME

March 29, 2019: McDonald’s Drops Opposition to Minimum Wage Raises

March 22, 2019: States Nationwide Continue to Raise their Minimum Wages

March 15, 2019: 38 Economists Endorse Tartaglione’s Proposal to Raise PA’s Minimum Wage

March 11, 2019: U.S. Labor Department Proposes New Overtime Pay Rule

March 4, 2019: Walmart’s New Job Requirements Hinder Workers with Disabilities

February 22, 2019: Wolf’s New Workforce Command Center Receives Bipartisan Support

February 15, 2019: Congress Takes Up Gender Pay Inequality Issue with New House Bill

February 11, 2019: Tartaglione, Governor Rally Raise the Wage Supporters in Frankford

February 1, 2019: Tartaglione, Wolf Introduce New Plan to Raise PA’s Outdated Minimum Wage

January 25, 2019: Commerce Secretary Doesn’t “Understand” Why Locked Out, Unpaid Federal Workers Need Food Banks

January 18, 2019: Unemployment Claims Soar Among Workers Affected by Federal Shutdown

January 14, 2019: Federal Workers, American Public Feeling Impact of U.S. Government Shutdown

January 7, 2018: Tartaglione Joins Philadelphia Nurses to Picket for Safe Staffing Levels

December 20, 2018: A Holiday Message from Senator Tartaglione

December 14, 2018: Celebrate the Holidays the Union Way with These Labor-Friendly Brands

December 10, 2018: VA Employees File Suit Against Administration’s Latest Attempt to Block Union Functions

November 30, 2018: Workers, Communities Still Looking for Answers After GM Announces Plant Closings, Layoffs

November 21, 2018: Gov. Wolf Launches PAsmart Grant Program for Tech Ed, Apprenticeships and Job Training

November 16, 2018: Teachers, Labor Community Mourn Passing of PSEA President McCracken

November 9, 2018: New House Labor Committee May Bring Fight for $15 to the Forefront

November 2, 2018: Legal, Labor Experts Weigh in as Joint-Employer Rule Commenting Nears Deadline

October 26, 2018: Thousands of United Airlines Workers Vote to Unionize

October 19, 2018: Steelworkers Reach Tentative USS Agreement; Arcelor Negotiations Continue

October 12, 2018: As Marriott Workers Strike, Company-Run Credit Union Collects Exorbitant Fees

October 5, 2018: Raise the Wage PA Schedules Next Rally in Delco

September 28, 2018: Non-Organized Service Workers Plan Strike as Union Interest Climbs Nationally

September 21, 2018: Unemployment Figures Hit Near 50-Year Lows in New USDOL Report

September 14, 2018: 16,000 Steelworkers Authorize Strike as USS Negotiations Continue

September 7, 2018: Laborers Union Seeks to Build Training Center in North Philadelphia

August 31, 2018: Labor Day 2018: A Tradition With Strong Pennsylvania Roots

August 27, 2018: Court Strikes Down Trump Orders Targeting Federal Employee Unions

August 17, 2018 – As Inflation Grows, Middle Classes Miss Out on New Prosperity

August 10, 2018: Missouri Unions Show the Way on Right-to-Work Referendum

August 6, 2018: Philly Pension Fund Showing Signs of Recovery, Administration Says

July 27, 2018: Federal Appeals Court Revives Alabama Workers’ Landmark Minimum Wage Lawsuit

July 20, 2018: Overtime Rules Comment Period to Close Aug. 22

July 13, 2018: Teachers Gather for National Convention in Pittsburgh

July 6, 2018: Wages Stagnate as Economy Grows and Rich Get Richer

June 29, 2018: Supreme Court Sides With Union Busters, But Labor Backers Vow Solidarity

June 22, 2018: Senate Passes Early Budget with Over $40 million Investment in Jobs and Workforce Development

June 15, 2018: How Unions East and West Are Combating Right-to-Work, and Succeeding

June 8, 2018: Sen. Tartaglione Joins Gov. Wolf to Unveil Gender Pay Equality Measures

May 25, 2018: Raise the Wage PA Rallies in MontCo for Fair Minimum Wage

May 18, 2018: New Statewide Poll Shows Broad Support for Raising Minimum Wage

May 14, 2018: New White House Agenda Targets Labor Reform Reversals

May 7, 2018: ACME Announces Store Closings in Philly Region

May 1, 2018:  Philly Teamsters Threaten to Strike Coke Over Pension Negotiations

April 20, 2018: Unionized Teachers Stand Nationwide for Adequate Education Funding

April 13, 2018: Daily Papers Publish Tartaglione’s Minimum Wage Column

March 29, 2018: Opportunities Growing for Students Who Pursue Vocational Education

March 16, 2018: Tartaglione, Senate Colleagues Tour Regional Carpenters’ Training Center

March 9, 2018: Target, Other Employers Recognizing Value of Higher Wages

March 2, 2018: Labor Secretary Backs Minimum Wage Raise, Workforce Development

February 23, 2018: Public Sector Unions Facing Legal Hit in U.S. Supreme Court

February 16, 2018: Minimum Wage Issue Gaining Attention, Momentum

February 9, 2018: Tartaglione, Haywood Bills Would Raise Wages, Support Economy

January 26, 2018: Apprentice Program Grants Available

January 22, 2018: Renewing the Push to Raise the Minimum Wage

September 15, 2017: Budget Update

August 7, 2017: Sen. Tartaglione’s Picnic in Norris Square Park Brings Community Together

January 27, 2017: Fighting Anti-Union “Paycheck Protection”

November 4, 2016: Tartaglione Lauds Gov. for Signing U.C. Bill, 44,000 Workers Impacted

November 1, 2016: Unemployment Compensation Legislation to Aid 44,000 Workers

September 14, 2016: Census Bureau Report: Household Incomes Up; More Health Insurance Coverage

May 2, 2016: Jobless Pulse By County

April 18, 2016: PA Jobless Rate, Hmm

April 7, 2016: Who’s Not Working?

March 31, 2016: Thank you Republicans

March 24, 2016: Republican PA Budget

March 11, 2016: Gov. Wolf Ignites Minimum Wage Push

February 24, 2016: Minimum Wage Shenanigans

February 12, 2016: Minimum Wage Still Cooking in PA

February 3, 2016: PA Employment

December 14, 2015: Re-Walk for Work

November 23, 105: Dip in Unemployment Pool

November 17, 2015: IFO, CBO Minimum Wage Perspective

November 10, 2015: Veterans Day & Unemployment

November 3, 2015: Election Impacts

October 26, 2015: Minimum Wage Discharge

October 19, 2015: Disabilities Day

October 5, 2015: Minimum Wage Discharge

September 29, 2015: PA’s Shrinking Minimum Wage

September 21, 2015: 5.4…5.4…5.4...

September 10, 2015: POSTPONED – Unemployment Compensation Hearing on Monday, Sept 14 in Philadelphia

September 8, 2015: Labor Day Commentary

August 31, 2015: NLRB = UNION

August 24, 2015: Budget Tom-Foolery?

August 17, 2015: The Case Against Privatization

August 3, 2015: Maximum Protection for Minimum Wage Workers

July 27, 2015: Minimum Wage: The $15 Variety

July 17, 2015: Most Likely, You’re Not a Contractor

July 10, 2015: Overtime Overhaul

July 2, 2015: PA GOP Continues Minimum Wage Opposition, Budget Nightmares

June 26, 2015: Good Property Tax Plan

June 19, 2015: 10 Days for $10.10 & Employment Beat

June 12, 2015: 10 Days for $10.10 & Minimum Wage Elsewhere

June 5, 2015: 10 Days for $10.10

May 29, 2015: Pensions, Minimum Wage, Booze

May 4, 2015: Minimum Wage Hurdle #1

April 24, 2015: Minimum Wage by County

April 17, 2015: Upping the Minimum Wage Pressure

April 13, 2015: Great Reason for Minimum Wage Hike

April 6, 2015: Budget Hearing Takeaways

March 27, 2015: Budget Hearing Takeaway: PLCB

March 20, 2015: Unemployment Pulse

March 13, 2015: PA Unemployment Heave Ho

March 6, 2015: Wolf Budget Turning Heads

February 27, 2015: Unions Closer to Busted?

February 20, 2015: Minimum Wage Murmurings

February 13, 2015: New Governor Unlike Old Governor on Minimum Wage

February 6, 2015: Minimum Wage Push Begins Again

January 30,  2015: New Minimum Wage Package Unveiled

January 23, 2015: Minimum Wage Doings

January 16, 2015: Union Now for PSD Educators

January 9, 2015: PA, USA Unemployment

December 19, 2014: Really PMA?

December 15, 2014: Responding to Latest Study Warning Against Minimum Wage Hike

December 5, 2014: (Another) Case for a Higher Minimum

November 20, 2014: Unemployment Monitor & a ‘New’ Idea

November 14, 2014: More Minimum Wage Optimism

November 7, 2014: Voters Choose Higher Minimum Wages

October 31, 2013: PA Unemployment Update

October 24, 2014: PA Economy Bubbling

October 17, 2014: Legislation to Senate Labor and Industry Committee This Week

October 10, 2014: Workers Finding Work Elsewhere

October 3, 2014: Unified Call to $10.10

September 26, 2014: Minimum Wage Tide

September 19, 2014: Pennsylvania Joblessness

September 12, 2014: Unemployment News

August 29, 2014: Labor Day 2014

August 22, 2014: So Much for Positive Unemployment News

August 15, 2014: Minimum Wages’ Push, Pull

August 8, 2014: Jobs Picture Improving, Kind Of

August 1, 2014: Unemployment Picture by County

July 25, 2014: PA Better than Neighbors, Except Ohio

July 18, 2014: Yes, Yes, Yes to Increasing Minimum Wage

July 11, 2014: PA Budget Games

July 3, 2014: PA Budget Blahs

June 27,2014: PA Budget Mum on Minimum Wage

June 20, 2014: PA’s Unemployment Picture … Brightens?

June 13, 2014: Apprentice Applause

June 6, 2014: The Problem with the Chamber Letter

May 30, 2014: Pennsylvania Watches as Another State Ups its Minimum

May 9, 2014: Building Maximum Steam on Minimum Wage

May 2, 2014: Minimum Wage’s Wins and Losses as PA Watches

April 25, 2014: Serving Bitter Minimum Wage Irony

April 10, 2014: Labor Market Barometer

April 4, 2014: PA Employment Fact Check

March 28, 2014: Senate Labor Legislation Update

March 21, 2014: Raising the Minimum Wage Floor

March 14, 2014: Emergency UC Breakthrough?

March 7, 2014: U.S. Reports Better Jobs Report; PA Unemployment Lower

February 28, 2014: Going Up?

February 21, 2014: Chickie & Dimed

February 14, 2014: Tragic Unemployment Reality?

February 7, 2014: The Reality of Gov. Corbett’s ‘PA Comeback’

January 31, 2014: Unemployment Realities

January 24, 2014: Senate Labor Legislation Update

January 17, 2014: Senate Labor Legislation Update

January 10, 2014: Senate Labor Legislation Update

December 13, 2013: Senate Labor Legislation Update

December 6, 2013: National Unemployment Drops

November 27, 2013: Unionized Macy’s Workers Thankful for Negotiated Rights

November 8, 2013: NJ Voters Approve Minimum Wage Hike

November 1, 2013: Corbett Continues Wasteful Lottery Effort

October 18, 2013: Treat Working Families This Halloween

October 11, 2013: Survey: Transportation Funding vs. Prevailing Wage

September 20, 2013: Longtime Allies Together Again for Minimum Wage Fight

September 13, 2013: Minimum Wage Push to Include Tipped Workers

September 6, 2013: Teen Police Trainees Help Run Community Festival

August 30, 2013: Labor Day

July 26, 2013: A New Push to Raise Pennsylvania’s Minimum Wage

July 17, 2013: Failed Leadership Results in Budget Fiasco

June 29, 2013: Urgent Action Needed Today; Prevailing Wage Bill to be Voted in the House

June 21, 2013: Grass-roots Activism Changing Liquor Debate

June 18, 2013: McIlhinney Liquor Plan Reveled

June 14, 2013: A New Solidarity Needed Most Right Now

June 7, 2013: Silence Speaks Volumes at Liquor Hearing

May 31, 2013: Hang Together, Labor Leaders Urge

May 24, 2013: Bills Attempt to Address UC Problems

May 10, 2013: BREAKING NEWS: Unemployment Legislation Scheduled Tuesday

May 3, 2013: Corbett’s Disdain for Laid-Off Workers Nothing New

April 12, 2013: Corbett Goes South Along with PA Job Creation

April 5, 2013: PA Still Falling Behind National Recovery

March 15, 2013: Economy Moving, but Pennsylvania Missing Out 

March 6, 2013: Watch L&I Budget Hearing Live Online Today

March 2, 2012:  Administration’s Trust Issues Create Tax Disparity