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farmworkers; Florida agriculture; farmworkers, coalition of Immokalee workers, ciw

New College of Florida students fasting for farmworkers

Five students at New College of Florida in Sarasota are giving up food for part of this week to show solidarity with migrant farmworkers; Third-year social sciences student Alex Schelle is doing it in part...
CIW farmworkers vs Publix

Farmworker groups march to pressure Wendy’s on Fair Food Program

Florida migrant farmworkers and their allies will march from New York to Florida next month to call attention to working conditions in the fields; the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and the Alliance for Fair Food...

Democratic firebrand Alan Grayson dispatches good news to minimum wage workers

Congressman Alan Grayson urges for Florida low wage earners to unionize. In a roundtable discussion, the congressman spoke with 10 or so minimum-wage workers, last Saturday at Tampa Letter Carriers Hall. Alan Grayson ramps up...

Workers strike and rally in St. Petersburg demanding higher minimum wage

The fight for $15 movement, advocating a $15 an hour minimum wage, took their grievance to the steps of Saint Pete City Hall.

Fast Food Strikers block intersection in Temple Terrace

Fast food workers are striking today across the nation and in Tampa demanding a minimum wage of fifteen dollars an hour

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