News & Public Affairs


Florida House passes bill targeting union dues process listen

03/25/11 Kate Bradshaw
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

As the battle over state workers’ unions continues in Wisconsin, the Sunshine state may be in for a fight of its own. Today the State House of Representatives passed a bill that would prevent state and local government employees from paying their union dues by way of automatic paycheck deduction. Opponents say the bill’s GOP supporters are trying to strip away workers’ rights.

Lake Worth Democrat Jeff Clemens told his colleagues that his job has an elected member of the Florida Hous...


Healthy State Local Journalism Center