Civic and Community Engagement

Will the next big worker protection bill — against unfair firing — pass in Philly?

In the last 10 months, seven parking lot attendants from two companies say they were fired after speaking out about working conditions and trying to organize a union at their workplace. A new Council bill, introduced by Councilwoman Cherelle L. Parker, seeks to provide more job security for these workers by defining what a fireable offense is. | From: The Philadelphia Inquirer (Read more.)


Wake Up With WURD – Aaron Moselle

Aaron Moselle is a general assignment reporter for WHYY. He focuses on homelessness, poverty, and income inequality. He joins Wake Up With WURD to talk about his recent article: Philly housing costs rising faster for poor and middle class than for the wealthy. | From: WURD Radio (Read more.)