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Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh says its president’s resignation won’t affect labor dispute

Both the interim head of the union and a nationally known media-business analyst said the move won’t have a major impact on the long-running labor dispute at the paper.

By Bill O'Driscoll/WESA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette newsroom votes overwhelmingly to strike

Newsroom staffers at the Pulitzer-prize winning paper voted 88-31 in favor of the strike.
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Corrections officers push state to stop inmate transfers in Pennsylvania

"The counties, the state, let’s just freeze everything until we figure out what’s going on.”
By The Associated Press

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Labor union unveils $150M campaign to help defeat Trump in Pennsylvania and other battleground states

The investment marks the largest voter engagement and turnout operation in the history of the Service Employees International Union.
By The Associated Press

Painters union launches national boycott of PPG in Pittsburgh

At issue is a new program from the paint and coatings company called PPG Services. The platform, which launched last September, is an online project management tool that connects commercial facilities with professional painters.

By Sarah Boden/WESA

Judge assigns mediator to Post-Gazette labor dispute

The dispute began when management announced it would reduce the PGs print circulation to just three days a week.
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

United Steelworkers sues Alcoa over terminated life insurance benefits for union retirees

Alcoa has offered payments to affected retirees, totaling about $15 million. Tom Conway, president of the USW, said those payments are a fraction of the value of the life insurance coverage.

By Kathleen Davis/WESA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette union asks judge to block layoffs

“[The company is] trying to operate on a shoestring at this point.”
By Lucy Perkins/WESA

Mack Truck workers in Pa. and other states ratify four-year pact after 12-day strike

Mack Truck workers in Pennsylvania and two other states have ratified a four-year collective bargaining agreement reached after a 12-day walkout last month.

By The Associated Press