Philadelphia City Council Urges Fair Negotiations

City Controller's Office Investigates Tax Status of Strikebreakers. PASNAP, April 15, 2010 Thursday morning, the Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed a resolution that calls for fair negotiations. The nurses and healthcare professionals have been urging the hospital to return to the table in good faith so that a fair agreement can be reached. The hospital has been charged by the Pennsylvania Labor Relations Board with unfair labor practices and has been insistent upon a "best and final" offer since the two unions' contracts expired in September. The two unions, representing 1500 employees, have been on strike since March 31. ... Philadelphia