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Wall Street Recovers As Workers Are Left Behind

Charles Dickens’ famous line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” succinctly sums up the difference between workers and corporations as 2014 begins.

CBS Miami–01/01/2014

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Social Security Benefits To Rise By 1.5% In 2014

Social Security recipients will see a small 1.5 percent increase in benefits next year the government announced Wednesday. The increase is one of the smallest since automatic adjustments began in 1975.

CBS Miami–10/30/2013

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Report: American Wages Haven’t Grown Since 2000

Much of the debate over the state of the economy in recent years has been the oft repeated phrase that the middle class is quickly dying in the United States. It turns out, that may be reality, according to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute.

CBS Miami–08/23/2013

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Full-Time Jobs Elusive As Unemployment Drops To 7.7 Percent

The latest jobs numbers gives hope to workers, employers, and the government that the Great Recession and jobs crisis may be slowly starting to retreat permanently.

CBS4–03/08/2013

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Report: Corporate Profits Soar While Wages Stagnate

The Dow Jones Industrial Average continued Monday to flirt with an all-time record high, but while corporations and CEO’s are getting richer; the same can’t be said for the workers producing the materials for those corporations.

CBS Miami–03/04/2013

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Area Workers Finally Making What They Did In 2007

South Florida workers are finally making the same amount of money as they did in 2007, a PayScale Index report indicated.

01/10/2013

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Minimum Wage Workers To Get Pay Raise Jan. 1

Several new laws take effect January 1, restricting this and cutting that, but one welcome law is an increase in Florida’s minimum wage.

CBS4–12/29/2012

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Labor Data: Florida Men Paid 16% More A Week Than Women

Each week, Florida women are earning 16% less than Florida men, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CBS4–12/13/2012

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Farmworkers Protest Publix Over Farm Wage Policies

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Protesters gathered outside the grand opening of a new Publix in downtown Miami Saturday, using the opening of the long-awaited store to protest the chain’s decision not to take part in a […]

04/01/2012

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Workers Plan Wage Protest At Aventura Hospital

Aventura Hospital and Medical Center will be the center of a protest Friday afternoon by workers who are angry at the hospital’s parent company, Hospital Corporation of America (HCA).

CBS4–11/18/2011

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