POWER and OIC of America released a report that highlights what union workers see as inequities in hiring that has led to higher numbers of minorities in lower paying jobs from housekeepers, cooks and dishwashers to fast food workers and restaurant hosts. It was released during a day-long summit at the Community College of Philadelphia.
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Philadelphia Interfaith Group Expands POWER
Fresh off recent successes rallying urban Jewish, Muslim, and Christian congregations to enter the political fray,
one of Philadelphia's largest interfaith coalitions has now set its sights on the region...
Urging PECO to buy 20 percent of its power from solar sources by 2025, advocates for solar energy and green jobs rallied in Philadelphia Tuesday. They say the utility has a responsibility to help create jobs while cutting its use of power generated by fossil fuels.
A large rally was held in support of Brian Burney, an 11th grader at Benjamin Franklin Highschool, who was psychically assaulted by a school police officer earlier in May.