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The Florida Senate revamps its teen worker bill

A controversial proposal to loosen work restrictions for 16- and 17-year-olds is ready to go to the full Senate after changes.
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The Scoop: Thurs., October 26, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Mass shooting suspect at large At least 22 people are dead and dozens more wounded in a mass shooting overnight in Lewiston, Maine and the suspected gunman is still at large. Last night’s shooting was...
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The Scoop: Wed., August 9, 2023 Tampa Bay & Florida headlines by WMNF

Heatwave sets records in Florida From the Panhandle to the Keys, temperature records were either matched or set yesterday afternoon. We’ll chase records again today across the state.   Federal employees feel disgraced On a...

UPS Teamsters rev up for possible strike next month

More than 340,000 UPS workers are gearing up for a potential strike - labor organizers practiced picketing in Tampa and in other cities in Florida.

Call center workers fight back as hundreds of employees face layoffs

One of the largest federally contracted call centers that supports Medicare and Medicaid Services is under fire for laying off hundreds of workers for the second time in six months. WMNF’s Josh Holton reports that...

MidPoint: Labor Pains

Florida legislature tries to bust the teachers' unions.

Uber and Lyft drivers protest for better pay at Tampa Airport

Uber and Lyft Drivers across Florida came together today to launch the Florida Chapter of the Independent Drivers Guild. According to a press release from the guild, there were simultaneous rallies and work stoppages at 3...

Allegiant Air pilots’ union pickets for higher pay

Allegiant Air may be known to most as a low cost airline for passengers, but their pilots are reporting up to 50% lower wages than other airlines. Dozens of Allegiant Pilots Association union members picketed...

Teacher unions gather to voice concern over Florida legislation

Two major teachers’ unions teamed up to spread awareness about recent government attacks on diversity, equity, and inclusion in Florida schools, as well as other concerns affecting Florida education from pre-k to graduate school. The...
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Bill targeting unions emerges in the Florida House

A House Republican on Friday filed a proposal that would make a series of changes targeting public employee unions in Florida.
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Republican proposal targets public employee unions in Florida — but not for cops or firefighters

A Florida Senate Republican on Tuesday proposed a series of changes targeting public-employee unions.
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“All workers deserve dignity”: Florida labor recognizes Workers’ Memorial Day

Florida labor unions and workers share reflections on Workers' Memorial Day, which falls on April 28th each year.

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