Labor Day not only reminds us of the struggles American workers endured throughout history, but also of the ongoing struggle for fair wages in Florida...
Dwindling budgets and skyrocketing costs have municipalities across Florida looking to save a buck by privatizing city-run services, including solid waste and recycling.
When the Miami-Dade County Commission voted unanimously to grant Miami WorldCenter’s application for a Community Development District (CDD) encompassing Miami’s historic Overtown neighborhood, it didn't sound like a bad idea.
Who hasn’t sat back and mused, “Politicians are a joke. Even I could do a better job than that clown!” Let’s face it, we’ve all thought about it but most of us just as quickly dismiss the idea.
As a mother, woman of color, person of faith and union member, the horrific tragedy that occurred in Charleston last week has been incredibly painful to comprehend.
If you had to sign a contract on something really important, say a contract of employment or purchasing an expensive service, you’d probably want to read it in detail before pen touched paper right?
Throughout the nation a movement has been fomenting around the need for a living wage. Thousands of workers have gone on strike, politicians have stumped, and large companies such as McDonalds and Walmart have given token raises; but little has been done in Florida to make a living wage a reality.
A new report prepared by the South Florida Council on Occupational Safety and Health highlights the number of workplace fatalities in Florida with a focus on Southeast Florida.
Earlier this year the minimum wage was raised in Florida, but it didn’t make a big splash in the news. Why not?
I worked for an apartment complex here in Tampa for over a year, and I had been promoted to maintenance supervisor.