Philadelphia commuters hit clogged roads on strike’s Day 4

Philadelphia commuters hit clogged roads on strike’s Day 4

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Commuters are hitting clogged roads, jumping on bikes and organizing carpools as the Philadelphia’s transit strike enters Day 4. Transit workers hit the picket lines again Friday morning as no contract agreement was reached overnight. On Thursday, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority asked for assurances from the city’s striking transit union that … Continue reading

Campus Life / Education

Faculty on strike at 14 Pennsylvania state universities 

  WEST CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities went on strike Wednesday, disrupting classes midsemester for more than 100,000 students, after contract negotiations hit an impasse. The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties announced its members went on strike at 5 a.m. because no agreement was reached with the … Continue reading

Europe / Fashion / International News / Lifestyle

UK junior doctors vote overwhelmingly to go to strike

LONDON (AP) — Thousands of junior doctors in England have voted overwhelmingly in favor of a strike to protest proposed government changes to their contracts. The action is expected to cause widespread disruption to the nation’s public health service, with many hospitals likely to cancel routine outpatient clinics and non-urgent operations. Doctors will provide emergency … Continue reading