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Philadelphia School District must adhere to terms of arbitration win for teachers union, court rules

Pam Wright Jun. 15, 2017, 8:33am

HARRISBURG — The state Commonwealth Court has affirmed a trial court’s ruling to uphold an arbitration decision awarded to the Philadelphia Federation of Teachers.

Philadelphia School District files appeal in case of W.C. Bryant sixth-grader who died of asthma attack

Dawn Geske Apr. 14, 2017, 10:09am

PHILADELPHIA — Defendants in the wrongful death lawsuit of a sixth-grade student with asthma have appealed the denial of judgment on some of the plaintiffs' claims.

Philadelphia teacher's reinstatement serves as reminder for schools to follow termination laws

Carrie Salls Sep. 9, 2016, 8:36am

PHILADELPHIA – A recent Commonwealth Court ruling that reinstated a Philadelphia teacher stands as a clear reminder to school districts of the importance of following the proper employee termination laws and procedures.

School District of Philadelphia sued by former employee over discrimination claims

Gene Johnson Dec. 2, 2015, 12:04pm

PHILADELPHIA – A Philadelphia English teacher with medical conditions is suing his former school district alleging discrimination.

Educators suing School Reform Commission, others alleging age discrimination after terminations

Carrie Bradon Nov. 27, 2015, 9:51am

PHILADELPHIA – Several Pennsylvania educators are suing a school district after many were laid off.