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Florida ‘We're not animals, we're human beings': US farm workers labor in deadly heat with few protections [Guardian] 2021-07-16

Florida ‘Broken by design': Florida labor unions petition for immediate change to unemployment system [WFLA] 2020-05-15

Florida State's largest teachers union sues state over reopening schools [NBC] 2020-07-22

Florida Revenge of the Poverty-Stricken College Professors Is Underway in Florida. And It's Big -- Unionization With SEIU [Splinter] 2019-07-27

Florida Florida McDonald's Workers Stage Walkout Over Workplace Violence After Viral Customer Attack Video [Newsweek] 2019-01-09

Florida Mar-a-Lago seeks permission to hire 61 more foreign workers on H-2 visas [MSN] 2018-07-07

Florida Is insurrection erupting within the Florida Education Association? [FL Politics] 2018-05-20

Florida Grief and disbelief after school shooting [Education International] 2018-02-15

Florida CenturyLink Florida CWA workers reject proposal, authorize strike [Fierce Telecom] 2017-05-26

Florida Lawmakers approve bill demanding workers pay for representation [Tallahassee Democrat] 2017-03-23


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Florida Charlie Crist names Karla Hernández-Mats, president of United Teachers of Dade, as his running mate for lieutenant governor 2022-08-27 [New York Times]

Florida TECO sentenced in deaths of 5 workers at Big Bend Power Station 2022-08-20 [NBC]

Florida Jacksonville Starbucks closes for several hours as workers strike for wage increase For more info 2022-08-02 [FOX]

Florida Scorching South Florida heat has workers seeking relief: 'August is the worst,' mail carrier says For more info 2022-07-14 [WPTV]

Florida Rampant Violations of Workers' Rights Reveal Flaws of H-2A Visa Program 2022-07-10 [Farmworker Justice]

Florida Feds withhold $1.2M as Florida refuses to enforce COVID vaccine rule for health care workers 2022-06-13 [Seattle Times]

Florida An Amazon Warehouse Worker Takes the Fight to Shareholders 2022-05-31 [Wired]

Florida Empleados de Disney organizan huelgas para protestar por la respuesta del director ejecutivo al nuevo proyecto de ley de Florida contra la comunidad LGBTQ+ 2022-03-18 [Democracy Now!]

Florida Investigators: Mexican restaurant in Jacksonville owes $118K to workers who only got tip money 2022-02-26 [NBC]

Florida DeSantis: Florida won't enforce health care worker vaccination requirement For more info 2022-01-15 [News4Jax]

Florida Disney puts worker vaccine mandate on pause after Florida ban on restrictions 2021-11-21 [NYTimes]

Florida OSHA bill ready for House floor, moves in Senate despite Democrats' objections 2021-11-16 [FL Politics]

Florida Florida lawmakers to spend $6 million fighting vaccine mandates 2021-11-16 [NBC]

Florida FL Gov Ron DeSantis pushing for a bill that would allow payments to workers who refused the vaccine 2021-11-14 [Union Jrnl]

Florida Polk health care workers to rally against COVID vaccine mandate 2021-09-18 [Ledger]

Florida Disney workers march in protest of vaccine mandate 2021-09-18 [FOX]

Florida 'Gig workers' losing unemployment benefits 2021-09-07 [SNN News]

Florida Short-staffed hospitals battling covid surge after opting not to staff up 2021-08-17 [ABC]

Florida Elections supervisor imposes vaccine mandate for all poll workers in Broward special congressional election 2021-08-14 [Sun-Sentinel]

 VIDEO Florida Florida's COVID Surge Overwhelms Health Workers For more info 2021-08-06 [Newsy]

Florida ‘We're not animals, we're human beings': US farm workers labor in deadly heat with few protections 2021-07-16 [Guardian]

Florida Labor report: As demand for workers increases, FL cuts unemployment benefits 2021-07-16 [FL Phoenix]

Florida RN's at 10 Florida hospitals reach tentative pact with HCA on new collective bargaining contract 2021-07-06 [National Nurses United]

Florida HCA RN's in Florida and Texas to hold public actions to voice alarm on patient safety concerns 2021-06-22 [National Nurses United]

Florida State workers across the nation had a holiday Friday for Juneteenth Day — but not in FL 2021-06-19 [FL Phoenix]

Florida 86-year-old sugar mill worker fatally shoots boss after firing 2021-06-06 [NYDaily News]

Florida Critics Dispute Florida Unemployment Aid ‘Narrative' 2021-06-05 [WJCT]

Florida Florida faces dire shortages of restaurant workers: ‘They don't think we are worth the money' 2021-06-02 [FL Phoenix]

Florida Publix eases mask mandates for vaccinated workers and shoppers 2021-05-15 [FL Keys News]

Florida Majority of Florida's long-term care staffers refused coronavirus vaccine 2021-04-03 [Tampa Bay Times]

Florida Frontline workers, teachers gather to criticize Marco Rubio's vote against virus relief package 2021-03-21 [FL Politics]

Florida Oak Hill RN's to rally Friday to voice alarm about unsafe staffing issues 2021-03-20 [National Nurses United]

Florida Florida Republicans are once again going after teachers unions 2021-03-19 [Creative Loafing]

Florida FL senators level attack on teachers unions 2021-03-19 [Orlando Weekly]

Florida Ocala horse farm fined for violating labor laws for migrant workers 2021-03-06 [WCJB-20]

Florida After 85 years of building Miami's Black middle class, longshoremen face biggest crisis yet 2021-03-03 [Miami Herald]

Florida Florida Action Latest to Claim That Uber Impermissibly Treats Drivers as Independent Contractors 2021-02-18 [Nathan Gibson]

Florida 'I lost everything': laid-off workers battle Florida's chaotic benefit system 2021-02-07 [Guardian]

Florida Hospice Workers Still Lacking Access to Vaccine, Despite Caring For Most Vulnerable 2021-02-06 [Bay News]

Florida Valencia College adjuncts are taking care of each other as the Orlando college continues challenging their efforts to unionize 2021-01-23 [Orlando Weekly]

Florida NFL considering filling Super Bowl seats with vaccinated health care workers 2021-01-05 [WJHL]

Florida The Florida Democratic Party is now a union shop 2020-12-19 [FL Phoenix]

Florida Stand Up For Our Rights: Sign Up as an Election Protection Volunteer! 2020-10-24 [FL AFL-CIO]

Florida With Florida's hotel workers still jobless, unions pivot to canvass for Democrats 2020-10-12 [The Chronicle]

Florida Layoff Update: Nearly 7,000 Non-Union WDW Workers Losing Jobs 2020-10-01 [ITM]

Florida Univ Miami contract workers, faculty stage ‘die-in' protest demanding response from administration over safety concerns amid the pandemic 2020-09-06 [Miami Hurricane]

Florida Many Florida COVID-19 workers' comp claims rejected 2020-08-29 [News4Jax]

Florida BloAlmost half of COVID-19 workers' comp claims filed by 'essential workers' have been denied by insurers 2020-08-29 [Orlando Weekly]

Florida Bucks players don't take the court for NBA playoff game 2020-08-26 [OR Public Broadcasting]

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