Working & The Economy

Friday is National Pretzel Day, Pa. Here’s how your fave snack has changed over...

Why are they shiny? How did Pennsylvania become the pretzel capital of the world? Who was Auntie Anne? And who would eat a seaweed-flavored pretzel?

Pa. Senate Democrats: This is our plan to help Pennsylvanians living on the economic...

Fifty-one years after his death, it's more important than ever to keep the Rev. Martin Luther King's dream of economic equality alive for every Pennsylvanian.

What happens when a big business tries to remake a neighborhood in its own...

Gentrification of dilapidated urban neighborhoods is a common driver of renaming -- just ask Philadelphia

This map reveals how much you need to earn to buy a house —...

There's nothing we love more than a good map.

Union opposition to post-Janus proposal divides Republican caucus in Pa. House

A bill that targets state unions and should be an easy sell to GOP lawmakers in the House has instead been stopped by a debate over how much to push a powerful interest group that has dug in its heels.

Trump budget would take millions away from disabled Americans, former Pa. Gov. Tom Ridge...

In a New York Times op-Ed, the former Pennsylvania governor called on the Trump administration to restore all the funding it’s proposed to cut for disability programs.

‘A People’s Budget:’ Activists rally at the Capitol for a higher minimum wage, free...

'Estamos listos para este poder?' -- 'Are you ready for this power?' one activist asked.

I’m a Mexican immigrant. Without a higher minimum wage, the American Dream is still...

A Mexican immigrant came to the United States seeking a better life. After 20 years, her salary still doesn't reach $10 an hour. A higher minimum wage would elevate all workers.

This is why you should tell your U.S. senator to vote to restore ‘net...

Fundamentally, the issue is one of fairness and consumer freedom.

Raise the minimum wage to chip away at the legacy of white supremacy |...

By Kadida KennerIf we are ever to solve the moral dilemma of pay inequity in Pennsylvania, let alone the nation, we must first confront one of the most prevailing causes—white supremacy. Pay inequity is...