Employees at four Philadelphia Starbucks stores voted to unionize on Wednesday, joining dozens of others across the United States.
The big picture: The tight labor market, combined with a pro-union White House and lingering pandemic concerns, are fueling a new labor movement across the United States.
At least 29 Pennsylvanians are among the nearly 1,000 Americans banned from entering Russia, according to an updated list the country's Foreign Affairs Ministry released over the weekend.
Pennsylvania traffic deaths were up more than 9% in 2021, compared to the year before, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
The big picture: U.S. traffic deaths hit a 16-year high last year.
A number of Philadelphia's community gardens are at risk of going away.
Why it matters: These lots are primarily located in low-income, Black and Latino neighborhoods in North and West Philadelphia.
- Community gardens can improve food access, beautify and revitalize public spaces and even decrease violence, per the CDC.
Philadelphia's own Quinta Brunson and Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson were named among Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People of 2022.
Driving the news: The annual Time 100 list, released on Monday, spotlights top leaders, artists, innovators, pioneers, titans of industry and icons of the year.
Former Penn Museum curator-in-charge Janet Monge is suing the University of Pennsylvania, various media outlets, the Association of Black Anthropologists and the Society of Black Archaeologists over "false" and "defamatory" reports of her alleged mishandling of a 1985 MOVE bombing victim's remains.
Driving the news: Monge, an anthropologist, filed the lawsuit Friday against more than 30 defendants, including the Philadelphia Inquirer and Billy Penn.
The nationwide baby formula shortage is hitting Pennsylvania hard, with families scrambling to feed their children and many stores limiting the amount you can buy.
What's happening: Nearly half of expected baby formula stock was missing from Pennsylvania shelves as of the first week of May, according to Datasembly, a retail software company. Nationally, that number is around 43%.
Katie Lockwood, a pediatrician at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Primary Care, talked to Axios about what families and caregivers should and shouldn't be doing during the nationwide baby formula shortage.
Talk to your pediatrician. Some pediatricians may have baby formula samples they can give to families, Lockwood told Axios.
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