In addition to the six benefits already outlined by Media Trackers, the State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) employees benefit from the choice between three different — and costly — retirement plans.
Pennsylvania Recent Headlines
All of the major Democrat candidates for governor have expressed stern opposition to the bill, which would stop taxpayer resources from being used to collect political money and dues for government unions.
The Philadelphia Daily News and Philly.com labeled Republican Gov. Tom Corbett “yellow” and “chicken hearted” Friday after Corbett refused to confront public union protestors who disrupted a school awards ceremony.
An event protest led by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers (PFT) this morning shifted the focus from the academic achievements of Philadelphia students to so-called “education cuts” and drove Republican Gov. Tom Corbett away from a scheduled appearance.
Residents of the Tuscarora School District (TSD) will see a spike in their property tax bill, and they have the outsized salary and benefits package of TSD union members to blame.
The Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA), the state’s largest teacher union, has been criticizing, satirizing and attacking Republican Gov. Tom Corbett for nearly all of the three years he has held office.
Here are 5 of the dumbest talking points used by Pennsylvania unions to attack paycheck protection legislation.
public-sector union leaders are preparing to thwart Gov. Tom Corbett’s popular legislative priorities: getting Harrisburg out of the booze business and overhauling the pension program for state and public school employees.
The Philadelphia School District could face a credit downgrade from its current Ba2 rating if certain reforms do not take place. Moody’s Investors Services, a rating agency, released a report last week calling for a new contract between the school district and the labor unions, improved student retainment, better budgetary management, and the guarantee of […]
Chester County attorney Arthur D. Goldman’s year is off to a sobering start as the lawyer finds himself accused of bootlegging.