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Philly Councilmembers, Workers’ Rights Advocates Push for More Pro-Worker Funding

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Kimberly Paynter
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WHYY
A SEPTA bus approaches City Hall in a bus lane.

Philadelphia made headlines for passing a slate of worker protections laws, both before and during the coronavirus pandemic. But, city councilmembers and workers’ rights groups say the office in charge of enforcing work force regulations can’t do its job without more funding.

WHYY’s Laura Benshoff has more on their budget demands.

(Original air-date: 5/4/21)