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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On Friday night Governor Rick Scott met with leaders of Florida’s teachers union for the first time since taking office.
Local unions protested a plan to privatize part of Jackson Memorial Hospital Wednesday. The unions claiming the move would put profits before patients.
A public employee union is rethinking its strategy following a judge’s refusal to reopen a lawsuit challenging Florida’s plan to privatize prison health care.
Pat Santeramo, former Broward Teachers Union president, surrendered to Broward County authorities on multiple criminal charges related to his time with the BTU.
Miami-Dade’s teachers union has come up with a innovative way to raise money for education. Not, it’s not a massive bake sale or car wash.