Nevin Shapiro

UM Agrees To Repay $83K In Shapiro Bankruptcy Case

The University of Miami has agreed to repay back $83,000 to settle their obligations in the bankruptcy case of admitted Ponzi schemer and former athletics booster Nevin Shapiro.



Broward County Commission Passes Equal Benefits Ordinance

Equal rights activists are applauding Broward County commissioners after they approved the state’s first countywide Equal Benefits Ordinance (EBO) Tuesday.


(Source: CBS4)

Gators’ Lose DT Due To NCAA Violations

It turns out the University of Miami isn’t the only Sunshine State school dealing with player eligibility problems due to improper benefits.


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Hollywood Police, Fire Unions To Fight Referendum On Pension Reform

The same day that Hollywood failed to meet its deadline to cancel a special election to reform employee pension benefits without incurring more costs, the police and fire union presidents said they are ready to campaign against the referendum.


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Layoffs Loom For S. Fla. Water Management District

Counties across South Florida are getting ready to slash jobs and benefits due to budget shortfalls, now the South Florida Water Management District is about to do the same.


(Source: City of Hialeah)

Hialeah Mayor To Slash His Pay, Benefits

Hialeah Mayor Carlos Hernandez will cut his pay and benefits by 30 percent and wants to make the deal permanent.


(Source: AP)

Extended Unemployment Benefits Ending

Florida workers laid off after this week will be out of luck if they were hoping for long-term unemployment benefits from the federal government. Instead, after 23 weeks, workers will receive no aid and all long-term aid ends on January 1, 2012.


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Jackson Health System To Ask Labor For $200M In Cuts

Jackson Health System executives announced Tuesday that they need reduce salaries and benefits for its 11,100 employees by more than $200 million to help the system get close to a balanced budget for fiscal 2012.


The unemployment rate saw a gain in the latest report.

Job Market May Be Weakening, Unemployment Claims Up

While Florida won’t release their first time jobless claims numbers for a couple of more weeks, nationwide the numbers were up for the third week signaling a weakening in the job market.


(Source: CBS4)

Florida Senate Cuts Jobless Benefits To Help Businesses

People without jobs in Florida could get less money in unemployment compensation under a bill passed Tuesday by the Florida Senate. The House has passed a similar bill, and must now consider the Senate’s changes.