Stories tagged: "jobs"


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Pennsylvania Republicans Choose Party Over Working Families… Again

The whole thing reads a bit like the script of a bad daytime drama. Mitch McConnell, playing the familiar role of lead villain, wanted to stop Democrats from passing a reconciliation bill that would invest in climate action, lower healthcare costs, and reduce the national deficit. None of these goals are very popular with GOP...

FILE — Pro-union pins sit on a table during a watch party for Starbucks' employees union election, Dec. 9, 2021, in Buffalo, N.Y. Workers at a Seattle Starbucks store in the city's Capitol Hill neighborhood are set to vote on unionization on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, the latest push by workers at the coffee giant to form collective bargaining units. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex, File)
Pittsburgh Starbucks Becomes the First in Pennsylvania to Unionize

Pittsburgh joins the growing list of cities where Starbucks workers have voted to unionize, and more Steel City locations could soon follow suit.

President Joe Biden speaks at Carnegie Mellon University at Mill 19 in Pittsburgh, Friday, Jan. 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Pennsylvania Unemployment Rate Improves, Following National Trend

Pennsylvanians, and Americans, are getting back to work.

Sara Kennely, cleans one of the dining tables at Max's Allegheny Tavern, Thursday, June 4, 2020. The restaurant taped over the surfaces of some tables to restrict seating to maintain social distancing when patrons are permitted to dine inside when most of southwest Pennsylvania loosens COVID-19 restrictions on Friday. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
Pennsylvania Tipped Workers to Reap the Benefits of New Regulations

A state regulatory commission approved a request from the Wolf Administration to raise the base pay of tipped workers, limit tip pooling, and prevent employers from subtracting credit card transaction fees from workers’ tips.

Heavy vehicles, including garbage trucks and snow plows, are set near the entrance to Capitol Hill at Pennsylvania Avenue and 3rd Street NW in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022, amid reports that trucker protests will arrive on March 1, the day of President Joe Biden's State of the Union address. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
PA Truck Convoy Lead By Scranton Businessman Headed to DC to Protest

Modeled after the Freedom Convoy protests in Canada, multiple truck convoys from Pennsylvania, California, and other states are headed to Washington, DC to protest federal COVID mandates, inflation, and other issues.

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What Latinos Can Expect From a Biden Presidency

The new president has expressed his commitment to ensure equality and provide opportunities for Hispanics. But what does that look like?

Help wanted signs for servers and cooks at Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Spa are displayed along route 40 at the entrance to the resort in Farmington, Pa., in September. People continue to look for work in the state.
Trump Keeps Coming to Pennsylvania to Campaign, But He Isn’t Bringing Any Jobs With Him

Unemployment rates and job losses continue to climb in PA suburban and rural counties as Trump campaigns for a second term.