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.
Debra Williams, CNA with 1199 SEIU Florida

Nurses say safe staffing is under attack at Florida’s nursing homes

Republican lawmakers have filed legislation that would weaken mandatory staffing requirements at Florida’s nearly 700 nursing homes, which care for tens of thousands of residents statewide. While supporters tout these changes as a way to...
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St. Pete may increase affordable housing funds from American Rescue Plan Act

St. Pete is considering its affordable housing allocation for the $45.4 million the city’s receiving from the American Rescue Plan Act.

USF Adjunct Faculty Members: Low Pay, No Benefits Say They Need a Union

WMNF’s Radioactivity 11 28 17 Good morning, welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up—low paid college professors. While some full time professors, administrators and coaches are doing well, adjunct professors at colleges are living...
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Union for St. Pete city workers upset at proposal to drop step raises

St. Petersburg City Council will consider a new budget for final approval Thursday; but the union representing more than 1200 city workers is upset at a proposal by Mayor Rick Kriseman to eliminate annual step...

Tampa protesters pass out “#ShadyRick Hand Sanitizer” at Rick Scott fundraiser

Tampa protesters pass out "#ShadyRick Hand Sanitizer" at Rick Scott fundraiser

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