Entries by bholmes

COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program

Version en Español aqui The City of Philadelphia announced its COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program. The program aims to help people who have lost income because of COVID-19 pay their rent. Please note that funding is limited. Not everyone who applies can be served. The City will begin accepting applications for the COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance Program […]

ESPN: “Sudden vanishing of sports due to coronavirus will cost at least $12 billion, analysis says”

Philly stadium workers are included in this ESPN article: “‘Some people think this is like pocket change or work for folks in high school or college. It’s not,’ said Rosslyn Wuchinich, president of UNITE HERE Local 274, which represents 2,500 concession workers at 76ers, Flyers and Eagles games in Philadelphia. ‘These are people supporting families […]

KNOW YOUR RIGHTS: Gov. Wolf: Health Secretary Signs Order Providing Worker Safety Measures to Combat COVID-19

Important safety information for our members who are still working as essential workers. “Governor Tom Wolf announces today that Dr. Rachel Levine, under her authority as Secretary of the Department of Health to take any disease control measure appropriate to protect the public from the spread of infectious disease, signed an order directing protections for […]