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Top Labor Day Facts To Impress Your Friends

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

09/01/2014

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Proposed Union Soldier Civil War Monument In Florida Sparks Outrage

The Battle of Olustee in 1864 was the largest Civil War battle fought in Florida. Nearly 150 years later, the Union is looking to return.

12/03/2013

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Report: MLB Players, Except A-Rod, Ready To Accept Suspensions

On the heels of a report that Major League Baseball has informed the players union of suspensions for the Biogenesis scandal, as many as a dozen players are expected to agree to suspensions for their actions, according to Yahoo! Sports.

CBS Miami–07/31/2013

(Source: AP/Brian Bohannon)

Teachers Groups Sue Over Performance Evaluations

A coalition of teachers unions have filed suit against the state and three local school boards over the planned performance evaluation that will assign grades to Florida’s teachers.

CBS Miami–04/16/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Union Membership Declines To 11.3 Percent In 2012

Unions have been in decline in the United States for years as states, like Florida, became right-to-work states. Last year, union membership fell to its lowest level since the 1930’s with just 11.3 percent of workers in unions.

CBS Miami–01/23/2013

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Report: Dispute Brewing Between MLBPA And Marilns

The Miami Marlins took a blowtorch to the franchise in the offseason, trading talent, slashing payroll, turning the team into the worst team in baseball. The moves may run afoul of the Major League Baseball Players Association for the second time in as many years.

CBS Miami–01/21/2013

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Twinkies Maker Goes Belly Up

The joke used to be that the only thing that could survive a nuclear war were cockroaches and Twinkies. But it turns out, Twinkies’ maker Hostess said Friday that a workers strike has killed the company that made snack food along with Ding Dongs, Ho Ho’s and other products.

CBS Miami–11/16/2012

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American Airlines, Pilots Union Reach Tentative Contract Deal

American Airlines and its pilots union have reached a tentative agreement over a new contract, which will go into effect if approved by the board of the Allied Pilots Association.

CBS4–11/09/2012

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Gov. Scott Meets With Teachers Union For First Time

On Friday night Governor Rick Scott met with leaders of Florida’s teachers union for the first time since taking office.

CBS Miami–09/15/2012

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Unions Protest Privatization Outside Jackson Memorial Hospital

Local unions protested a plan to privatize part of Jackson Memorial Hospital Wednesday. The unions claiming the move would put profits before patients.

CBS4–09/12/2012

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