The Florida Legislature passed a staggering array of bad bills earlier this year – from arming teachers while attacking public school funds; cynically restricting voting rights and citizen initiatives; allowing the separation of immigrant families; and many others that captured attention for being so brazen and outrageously against the will and well-being of Florida voters.
However, another piece of short-sighted legislation with a longer, less headline-friendly name – Florida’s Certificate Of Need (CON) repeal – also will have dangerous and costly consequences for Floridians and their families.
1199ers in Western New York have negotiated a settlement that will usher in a $15 minimum wage by May of next year, bringing them into parity with New York City, while the rest of the state remains at $12.50. Read More
Washington (CNN)US Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to begin the previously postponed raids across the country Sunday to arrest thousands of family members of undocumented immigrants who already have court orders to be removed, according to a US official. Read More
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Kaleida Health has announced that it has reached a labor agreement with unions representing 7,200 employees. Read More
Healthcare workers, adjunct professors, fast food workers and community supporters stood together in solidarity near the Adrienne Arsht Center where the Democratic Presidential candidates took the stage for their first debate. Their message to the candidates was clear—all working people should be able to join a union, earn a $15 minimum wage and have access to quality, affordable healthcare. Read More
A longtime Harlem resident’s birthday on Saturday may be one for the record book — at 114 years old, she’ll become what’s believed to be the oldest living person in America. Read More
Jeanne Vilna,who works at Avante at Boca Raton, fought and won a grievance to win the higher wages she is entitled to due to her new position as a Restorative CNA. Read More
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All people in the U.S., whether citizen or non-citizen, have certain rights under the U.S. Constitution and other law. Read More