Working & The Economy

COVID-19 in Philly: New city program provides rental assistance

The COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program will make rent payments for people who have lost income because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Former LG GOP hopeful Bartos finds second act helping small biz thru COVID-19 |...

"This has been the most profound thing I've ever done," Jeffrey Bartos, the former 2018 GOP LG candidate said in an interview of his new effort.

‘You can’t make a plan until you have the rules’: As NEPA restaurants look...

SCRANTON, Pa. --  Familiar smells greet the regulars who pop into downtown Scranton’s Pizza by Pappas on a Friday afternoon. When you fall into line in front of the register, the scents of cooked pepperoni,...

Wolf, Shapiro announce 60-day extension on foreclosure, eviction moratorium

The first order, issued by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, was set to expire on May 11. The administration's executive order extends it to July 10

Modern union busting and how it’s ushered the decline of the middle class |...

Labor needs to be at the forefront of a progressive movement to create safe working environments, fair wages, health care, and retirement benefits.

Pa.’s Casey, Dems warn Trump that his order to keep meat plants open imperils...

The Democratic senators accused the administration of refusing to use its existing authority to keep workers safe amid an outbreak at the plants.

Here’s Pa. comeback opportunity from the pandemic | Opinion

We have moved from fear to a new enthusiasm to return to work, coupled with the hope that things may not be as bad as the dire early statistical models.

Shapiro files SCOTUS brief defending Wolf’s business shutdowns

The legal challenge was brought in late March after Wolf ordered all non-“life-sustaining” businesses to close to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Here’s how to survive — and thrive — in our #WFH World | Opinion

We are entering a period of structural change in the economy. Here are some healthy ways to deal with it, as we all make that adjustment.

Tech tools give minority-owned small businesses a chance at persisting through outbreak | Opinion

It’s truly a frightening time for so many, but there is hope thanks to the safety net of digital tools for small business owners like myself.