Posts Tagged ‘benefits’
Protesters Invade North Philly Welfare Office

Protesters Invade North Philly Welfare Office

Members of the Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign descended upon the Philadelphia Assistance Office at 2701 Broad Street this afternoon, alongside members of Occupy Philly and local unions. Their mission was to bring awareness to the harsh conditions at local welfare offices on behalf of both the caseworkers and clients. And for all intents and purposes,...

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Council to Take Up Equal Benefits Ordinance Tomorrow; Equality PA Urges Passage

Council to Take Up Equal Benefits Ordinance Tomorrow; Equality PA Urges Passage

Blondell Reynolds-Brown Tomorrow, City Council will take up Bill 110057, Philadelphia’s Equal Benefits Ordinance, which says “contractors accepting service contracts from the City of Philadelphia of $250,000 or more must extend the same employment benefits to life partners of its employees that is extended to spouses of married employees.” The bill was...

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