An average salary of $62,000 a year and low health insurance premiums wasn’t enough to stop a teachers strike in the Danville Area School District.
Pennsylvania Recent Headlines
Union boss John Dougherty Jr. has been tapped to return to the Delaware River Port Authority (DRPA) board by Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale.
Pennsylvania’s largest teacher union has just organized the state’s largest charter school.
“Rich States, Poor States”, an economic analysis of state conditions paints a bleak picture for Pennsylvania, now and in the future.
Pennsylvania’s public labor unions signaled they are ready for a fight during the AFL-CIO state convention in Pittsburgh.
Liberal lawmakers conveniently ignore the fact states which impose a severance tax also have an overall corporate tax burden much lower than Pennsylvania’s.
While the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education faces a huge deficit, the faculty union is using time and resources to oppose liquor privatization.
Large amounts of union Spuper-PAC money are expected to flow to Pennsylvania Democrats this election year.
Despite claims by the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers, more school spending does not necessarily translate to higher student performance.
A union-backed Democrat is waging a strong bid for a Pennsylvania State Senate held by Republicans for nearly four decades.