New Year Pay Increase For Minimum Wage WorkersMinimum 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.
Darden Restaurants Prepare To Spin Off Or Sell Red LobsterCentral Florida-based Darden Restaurants has decided that Red Lobster is no longer in its plans and will look to spin off or sell the brand.
Miami-Dade Co. Commissioners Eliminate Union's Healthcare ConcessionsMiami-Dade County commissioners defied Mayor Carlos Gimenez and restored public workers’ pay by eliminating an unpopular employee healthcare concession.
Cell Phone Plan ConfusionBetween talk time, texting and data usage, finding the best plan can for you and your family can be confusing.
Miami-Dade Teachers Vote "Yes" To Raise Their Pay More than 13,000 teachers, paraprofessionals, clericals and security monitors voted "yes" to ratify their contracts and get a pay raise Wednesday night.
Get Ready For Less Money In Your PaycheckCongressional leaders are patting themselves on the back Wednesday after finally passing a bill dealing with the fiscal cliff. The bill prevented most tax hikes for middle-class taxpayers, but that doesn’t mean Uncle Sam won’t be taking more out of your paycheck.
Minimum Wage Workers To Get Pay Raise Jan. 1Several new laws take effect January 1, restricting this and cutting that, but one welcome law is an increase in Florida's minimum wage.
Financial Sex Aid: Florida Co-Eds Seek "Sugar Daddy" for College DegreeThere is a growing trend that proves just how expensive getting a college education has become. Young women are looking for help to pay for college from complete strangers.
Fla. Minimum Wage Increasing Jan. 1The new year will ring in a new raise for Florida workers who make minimum wage.
Layaway: What's Old Is New AgainIt is time to start thinking about holiday shopping and how you're going to pay for it this year. As Chief Consumer Investigator Al Sunshine explains, what was old is new again. Stores are bringing back "layaway."
Judge: Anthony Must Pay Almost $100K For InvestigationA Florida judge ordered Casey Anthony to pay almost $100,000 in law enforcement costs for investigating the death of her 2-year-old daughter.
Miami-Dade To Scrap Cost-Of-Living Raises For Execs, Nonunion Staffers Struggling to close a yawning $400 million budget gap for the new budget year that begins Oct. 1, Miami-Dade County is scrapping a 3 percent cost-of-living raise for executives and other non-union employees who are under the mayor’s purview.
Teacher Merit Pay Bill Moving Through SenateThe Florida Senate bill that calls for the development of a merit pay system for teachers based on student achievement sailed through a Senate Budget subcommittee Tuesday.
Teachers & Parents Split On Merit PayA bill that will partially base teachers pay on test scores has been filed and it could open a rift between parents and teachers.
Merit Pay Bill Taking Shape In Florida SenateThe makings of a showdown in Tallahassee appear to be taking shape as the Florida Senate education committee is set to debate teacher pay.