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A protester rallies with a crowd of UPMC employees on Grant Street during Thursday’s UPMC Essential Worker Strike in Downtown.

Editorial | Happy strikesgiving to UPMC workers

By The Pitt News Editorial Board November 19, 2021
We fully back employees’ push for better treatment, and condemn the insultingly low value to which UPMC holds its employees.
Carnegie Library workers voted on August 25 to form a union.

Pittsburgh’s Labor Day legacy continues to evolve

By Maureen Hartwell, Staff Writer September 2, 2019
For the past 37 years, Pittsburgh has hosted the largest Labor Day parade in the United States — Monday’s parade drew an estimated 50,000 marchers Downtown.
Democratic Congressional candidate Conor Lamb, left, and Jon Bowzer Bauman of the musical group Sha Na Na in Lambs campaign office. (Evan Halper / Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Editorial: Keep a local focus on special election

By The Pitt News Staff March 12, 2018

When President Donald Trump appeared at a Pittsburgh airplane hangar Saturday night, his role, ostensibly, was to pump up the assembled crowds to vote for Rick Saccone, the Republican running in today’s...

Judge temporarily blocks Seattle law allowing Uber and Lyft drivers to unionize

SEATTLE — A federal judge in Seattle has temporarily blocked the city’s first-in-the-nation law that attempts to allow Uber, Lyft and taxi drivers to unionize. The law, passed in 2015, had been scheduled...

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