When it comes to income levels of the nation’s most populous metro areas, Florida ranks near the bottom of the proverbial barrel.
Miami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland and the rest of the front office staff put together quite a package to land receiver Mike Wallace, but the numbers for that contract reveal just how much the Fins expect of Wallace.
As the global economy continues to sputter, there could be some good news on the horizon for the South Florida economy.
Miami Heat owner Micky Arison revealed Thursday that he voted against ratifying the NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement, saying that ballot was cast as a protest of how revenue sharing is expected to work in the deal.
Florida is touting the new jobs it created Friday after a positive unemployment report. But based on numbers from all W-2’s filed in the country, the wages simply aren’t keeping up.
In the middle of pushing to reform higher education, Governor Rick Scott has posted the salaries of Florida’s university employees online, and the move is prompting pushback from faculty.
Miami-Dade County commissioners will hold the first of two public hearings on Thursday to get input about the budget. The county board is set to revisit that decision as they take up the budget for the coming year.
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 NFL lockout has been a shameful display of greed and arrogance between billionaire owners and millionaire players. But now, the Miami Dolphins have even hit the lowest-salaried employees right in the pocketbook.
Bills in the Florida House and Senate that will shift state pensions into investment accounts and require state and local workers to pay into them began moving forward Thursday.