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New Year Pay Increase For Minimum Wage Workers

Minimum wage workers have something to smile about in the New Year, a pay increase. The increase will benefit an estimated 416,000 low-wage workers in Florida, boosting their pay rate by 14 cents an hour.

CBS4–01/01/2014

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National Unemployment Drops To 5-Year Low

National unemployment numbers continued to trend lower in November showing solid job creation heading into the final month of 2013.

CBS Miami–12/06/2013

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Miami Walmart Workers Protest On Black Friday

Miami Walmart workers plan to join thousands of their colleagues nationwide for a Black Friday protest demanding what they claim is a living wage.

11/29/2013

(Source: CBS4)

Fla’s Jobless Rate Dips Below National Average

Florida’s unemployment dipped below the national average in January to its lowest level in four years.

03/18/2013

(Source: CNET)

LinkedIn Tweaks Jobs Tool To Better Tap Users’ Connections

LinkedIn has redesigned its LinkedIn Jobs tool in an effort to show job seekers positions they can actually get.

CBS4–02/16/2013

(Source: AP Photo/David Goldman)

S. Florida Not The Best Place For Young Workers In State

Young people have always flocked to South Florida for the night life, the pristine beaches, and the overall atmosphere. But, according to the U.S. Census, South Florida is not the best place in the Sunshine State for young workers to find a job.

CBS Miami–12/06/2012

(Source: CBS4)

Florida Hiring Situation Inches Upward In August

Private employers here and across the country are starting to hang out their help wanted signs as we approach the fall.

CBS Miami–09/06/2012

A parking structure adjacent to the Broward Courthouse collapsed Sept. 5,  2012. It was in the process of being demolished at the time. Two people suffered minor injuries. (CBS4)

Two Injured In Ft. Lauderdale Parking Structure Collapse

Two people were injured when a parking lot adjacent to the Fort Lauderdale courthouse collapsed Wednesday afternoon.

CBS4–09/05/2012

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About One-Third Of BankAtlantic Workers To Lose Jobs

About one-third of Bank Atlantic’s employees will lose their jobs as early as October.

CBS Miami–08/23/2012

(Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Study: Romney Tax Plan Targets Middle/Low Income Workers For Hike

Taxes are beginning to take center stage in the presidential election and the latest study from the non-partisan Tax Policy Center is not painting a good picture for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney’s plan.

CBS Miami–08/01/2012

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