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The Philadelphia Inquirer reports on contract negotiations between SEPTA and its largest union, TWU 234, quoting Francis Ryan.

Monday, October 23, 2023
The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer reports SEPTA will be negotiating with at least 14 separate bargaining units in the coming months, quoting Francis Ryan.

Sunday, September 17, 2023
The Philadelphia Inquirer

QR Calgary / 630 CHEDfr interviews Francis Ryan about the growing number of labor actions in Canada and the U.S.

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
QR Calgary / 630 CHEDfr

The Record writes about Shop Rite’s inventory robot, Tally. Francis Ryan discusses the rise of automation in supermarkets and its effect on the workforce.

Monday, September 4, 2023
The Record

Welcome to the Jungle talks to Francis Ryan about the Marine Cooks and Stewards Union, the Lavender Scare, Harvey Milk, and the importance of LGBTQ+ labor history.

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
Welcome to the Jungle

The Labor and Working Class History Association publishes an essay by Francis Ryan, recounting his personal experiences with Philadelphia’s crossing guards in the 1970s.

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
The Labor and Working Class History Association

The Philadelphia Citizen writes about the graduate student strike and other recent controversies at Temple University, quoting Francis Ryan.

Thursday, March 16, 2023
The Philadelphia Citizen

Law360 reports the union organizing surge at Starbucks stores is slowing down across the country, quoting Francis Ryan.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022

The Record reports on the rise of automation in the restaurant and supermarket industries, with historical perspective from Francis Ryan.

Thursday, June 16, 2022
The Record

Axios reports a growing number of unions are seeking cost-of-living wage adjustments to keep pace with inflation, quoting Todd Vachon of the Labor Education Action Research Network (LEARN).

Wednesday, June 15, 2022