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The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Tues., September 26, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

FL congressional map trial A federal trial over the constitutionality of Florida’s congressional map gets underway this morning in Tallahassee. Civil rights groups and voters argue that the map was intentionally drawn to discriminate based...
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Mon., September 25, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Rays Stadium cost Last week the Tampa Bay Rays announced plans to build a new $1.3 billion dollar stadium in St. Petersburg if the team can convince the St. Petersburg City Council and the Pinellas...
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Hillsborough education support professionals to receive pay increases

 School nurses, classroom aides, and other educational support professionals in Hillsborough County will likely receive raises.
The Scoop: WMNF Daily News Digest

The Scoop: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

UPS reached a tentative contract deal with the 340,000-person strong Teamsters union yesterday, averting a strike.
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UPS drivers set to get air conditioning in vans, and Florida drivers are relieved

Listen: UPS drivers are set to get air-conditioned trucks next year as Tuesday’s tentative agreement between the Teamsters Union and UPS would require air conditioning in most UPS delivery vans bought in 2024. And, in...

Maximus employees keep up the pressure as layoffs strain workforce

More than 30 workers and organizers joined a strike outside a Maximus call center today. It’s just two weeks after only a couple of call center employees had protested against recent layoffs at their Riverview...

Controversial local ordinance bill moves forward in Florida House

The Florida legislature is considering a bill that would help people legally challenge city and county ordinances.

Florida government requests union spending info from universities

Florida’s government continues to crack down on higher education, and the new focus is on faculty unions. State government has requested details from Florida universities on their negotiations with large unions, and more specifically, the...

Central Florida food service workers could strike next month, amid ongoing contract negotiations

As the possibility of a nationwide rail strike looms over the holidays, and ongoing strikes by workers in multiple industries across the country continue, there is another impending strike threat closer to home in Central...
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City workers union in Tampa overwhelmingly approves new contract in a historic vote

Blue-collar municipal workers represented by the city of Tampa’s largest labor union have overwhelmingly approved a new contract that delivers the “highest wage increase ever,” according to Amalgamated Transit Union (ATU) Local 1464 President Steve...

Tampa airport workers could see a living wage and benefits under a new bill introduced in Congress

New legislation introduced in US Congress could help to ensure a living wage and benefits for hundreds of thousands of airport workers across the United States. That includes some of the the lowest-paid workers at...

Florida airport workers join national day of action to demand fair wages, union rights

Tampa and Orlando airport workers rallied at the Orlando International Airport on Wednesday for a living wage, benefits, and union rights.

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