Philadelphia COVID-19 Protocols Clarification for Construction Workers in Healthcare and Higher Education

On August 13, 2021, the City of Philadelphia mandated that workers in healthcare and higher education be vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 15. Since then, the City has shared with

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City of Philadelphia and CDC Update COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the City of Philadelphia have updated their guidance for individuals fully vaccinated against COVID-19, and now recommend that fully vaccinated individuals wear

City of Philadelphia Recommends Wearing Masks Indoors

COVID-19 infections are on the rise, largely due to the Delta variant. In Philadelphia, hospitalizations of children infected with COVID-19 are increasing. The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Health now

Bid Opportunity: Benjamin Franklin Parkway Property

PIDC, on behalf of the City and PAID, released an exciting RFQ opportunity soliciting interest in redeveloping the architecturally and historically significant, nearly 250,000 square-foot building, formerly known as the

Philadelphia Lifts Mask Requirement for Vaccinated Construction Workers

As of Friday, June 11, 2021, the City of Philadelphia no longer requires mask-wearing for vaccinated people in most indoor settings; outdoor mask wearing requirements have already been lifted in

City of Philadelphia Labor Fridays: Finishing Trades Institute of the Mid-Atlantic Region

City of Philadelphia Councilmember At-Large Katherine Gilmore Richardson is spotlighting apprenticeship opportunities for Philadelphians. During Gilmore Richardson’s “Conversations with the Councilmember” series, different union representatives discuss apprenticeship programs and encourage

Fully Vaccinated Philadelphians Don’t Need Masks Outdoors

Beginning Friday, May 21, 2021, fully vaccinated people do not require masks outdoors in the City of Philadelphia. Masks, however, are still required indoors. Unvaccinated or not-yet-fully-vaccinated individuals should still

UPDATE: Philadelphia Emergency Paid Sick Leave

Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed an Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill on Thursday, March 19, 2021. The Mayor signed the bill on March 29, 2021 and the City has released

Philadelphia City Council Passes Mandatory Emergency Paid Sick Leave Legislation

On Thursday, March 19, 2021, Philadelphia City Council unanimously passed an Emergency Paid Sick Leave Bill. As of Friday March 26, the bill still awaiting the Mayor’s signature. After the

Workforce COVID-19 Vaccine Planning for Employers

The City of Philadelphia recently launched the Workforce COVID-19 Vaccine Planning Form for Philadelphia-based organizations and companies that employ workers in Phase 1B or 1C. ALL construction workers fall under