After layoffs, Philly schools still hiring

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

The district's human-resources office has been advertising on the district website for positions at the central office and a few of its 218 schools.

And in a move that touches a nerve with labor representatives, some of the nonunion jobs posted and filled were once union positions, they say.

The move, union leaders and education advocates claim, is an attempt by the district to weaken the union, drive down wages, decrease revenue from union dues and bring more jobs under district control.

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