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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. Touch 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); William Penn (within shouting distance of this marker); Government Of The People (within shouting distance of this marker); Masonic Temple Philadelphia (within shouting distance of this marker); John Christian Bullitt (within shouting distance of this marker); General George McClellan/Major General John Fulton Reynolds
Public Sector Collective Bargaining Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, May 17, 2015
2. Public Sector Collective Bargaining Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mother Jones (about 300 feet away); Philadelphia Fire Department Memorial (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. Labor Unions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 281 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on March 26, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   2. submitted on May 17, 2015, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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