Teamsters secure new deal for UPS drivers; strike avoided

UPS has reached a deal with the 340,000-person-strong Teamsters union, averting a strike that had the potential to disrupt shipping services nationwide.

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.

Hillsborough Area Regional Transit board recommends $15 minimum wage for HART workers, amid contract negotiations

Hillsborough County Commissioner Mariella Smith vocalized her support this week for raising the minimum wage of HART workers to a base pay of $15 per hour. This show of support from Smith, who sits as...

Hillsborough teachers & supporters rally outside school board meeting

Teachers and their supporters rallied at Tuesday afternoon’s meeting of the Hillsborough County School Board. They’ve demonstrated outside the last several meetings. The executive director of HCTA — the Hillsborough teachers’ union — Stephanie Baxter-Jenkins,...

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...

Lakeland Ledger newsroom may form union

A Florida newsroom appears close to forming a union; reporters at The Ledger of Lakeland will vote soon on whether to unionize to help stem the tide of layoffs. This may be the first newsroom to...

Home health care workers want higher wages and unions

In Tampa yesterday, industry workers spoke up and announced they are looking for union representation to aid them in the fight

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