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Unions Get Setback In Prison Health Care Lawsuit

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.

CBS Miami–08/30/2012

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Pat Santeramo, Fmr. BTU Chief, Facing Criminal Charges

Pat Santeramo, former Broward Teachers Union president, surrendered to Broward County authorities on multiple criminal charges related to his time with the BTU.

CBS Miami–07/10/2012


Teachers’ Union Unique Money-Making Scheme

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.


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Hollywood Cops Make Case For Restoring Pay Cuts

An effort by Hollywood police officers to claw back lost raises and back pay made no headway Wednesday in a special meeting between city commissioners and union representatives, as the city said it simply didn’t have the money to give it’s first responders what they want.


United Teachers of Dade held a rally Monday night ahead of Florida's legislative session to fight for union rights. (CBS4)

Dade Teachers Rally For Union Rights

Teachers, hospital workers, and other union members rallied Monday night for labor rights.


Hialeah police are asking for the public's help in finding the driver who struck and killed 78-year old Maria Morales.

Help For Hialeah Hit-And-Run Victim Delayed By Faulty Ambulance

Maria Morales died while waiting for help to arrive last week in Hialeah. The help was delayed because an ambulance wouldn’t start, and Hialeah firefighters say equipment upkeep is a problem in their city.


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NBA Players Reject Latest Offer, Season Likely Cancelled

The remainder of the already shortened NBA season is likely in jeopardy after NBA players rejected the league’s latest offer Monday and began disbanding the union.


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Hialeah Firefighter Reacts To Being Laid Off

Firefighters in Hialeah are getting ready for their first round of layoffs this weekend. The Hialeah city council approved a $115 million budget late Wednesday night- that includes the elimination of 105 firefighting positions in the city.


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Hialeah Council Approves $115M Budget, Reduces Fire Staff

The Hialeah city council approved a $115 million budget late Wednesday night. The unanimous vote leads to the elimination of 105 firefighting positions in the city.


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Hollywood Voters To Decide City’s Pension Reform

Hollywood voters will go to the polls September 13th to decide whether to pass a referendum that will reform police, firefighter and city employee’s pensions.