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Public Sector Collective Bargaining

 
 
Public Sector Collective Bargaining Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, March 23, 2015
1. Public Sector Collective Bargaining Marker
Inscription. In 1938, 3,000 Philadelphia municipal workers launched a strike protesting wage cuts and layoffs, among the first in a major American city. After 8 days, a collective bargaining agreement was reached, leading to the formation of AFSCME District Council 33.
 
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 57.202′ N, 75° 9.827′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broad Street and Market Street on North Broad Street. Click for map. The marker is on the north side of the grounds of City Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19107, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Philadelphia (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Temple Philadelphia (within shouting distance of this marker); Mother Jones (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Girl Scout Cookies (about 400 feet away); Edmund N. Bacon (about 400 feet away); Broad Street Station (about 500 feet away); Motherís Day (about 500 feet away); Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Labor Unions
 
Public Sector Collective Bargaining Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
2. Public Sector Collective Bargaining Marker
 
 
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