District Council 33 and City of Philadelphia Continue Negotiations on City Contract.

Jun 30, 2008, 01:00 ET from AFSCME District Council 33

    PHILADELPHIA, June 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The union representing
 12,000 Philadelphia City workers will continue to negotiate with the City
 of Philadelphia for a new agreement to replace the contract that expires at
 midnight tonight.
     Pete Matthews, the President of AFSCME District Council 33, said the
 union would not comment on contract negotiations in the media but that all
 District Council 33 members would continue to work during negotiations.
     "As of today, we have notified all District Council 33 members to keep
 working as we continue to negotiate a contract settlement with the City,"
 said Matthews.

SOURCE AFSCME District Council 33