One of the state’s top labor leaders said Friday that Gov. Tom Wolf was tentatively moving to gradually increase Pennsylvania’s minimum wage to $9.50 an hour by June 2021.Rick Bloomingdale, president of the Pennsylvania...
Better get used to budget fights.Pennsylvania’s fiscal watchdog agency is predicting deficits in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually over the next five years — some topping a billion dollars in the early...
The share of immigrant workforce in rural parts of Pennsylvania has grown by 75 percent between 2000 and 2016, a new study has found.Using 2016 American Communities Survey data, the report by Penn State...
Through March, about 20 states had considered similar measures, according to published reports.
Reseachers found that Philadelphia retailers passed on 105 percent of the 1.5-cent-per-ounce tax to consumers, that's driven down sales and consumption.
A recent conference on our campus gave business leaders a vantage point on two distinct parts of our city. But all of it needs a hand.
While the project is relatively small, it will secure low-income housing in an area anticipating a wave of gentrification in the coming years.
Economic and political trends are driving a shift away from coal. What kind of assistance do coal workers and communities need?
In recent years, buildings containing affordable housing units have sold with little notice, leaving low-income residents scrambling to find new housing.
The domestic workers — many of whom are undocumented women of color earning an average annual wage of $10,000 — have been fighting for a bill of rights for more than a year.