Florida Minimum Wage Proposal Tops Signature ThresholdBackers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would gradually increase Florida’s minimum wage to $15 an hour have topped the required number of valid petition signatures to get on the November 2020 ballot.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Criticizes Minimum Wage ProposalGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday questioned a proposal to increase Florida’s minimum wage through the constitutional amendment process, warning about effects on the restaurant industry.
Health Care, Tech Jobs Top List Of Highest-Paying Work In U.S.Americans eager for a high-paying job might want to focus on two industries: health care and technology.
Census Finds Florida's Income Levels StagnantWhen it comes to income levels of the nation’s most populous metro areas, Florida ranks near the bottom of the proverbial barrel.
Report: Wallace Counts $17.25 Million Against Cap Next YearMiami Dolphins general manager Jeff Ireland and the rest of the front office staff put together quite a package to land receiver Mike Wallace, but the numbers for that contract reveal just how much the Fins expect of Wallace.
Third Quarter May Show Growth For Local EconomyAs the global economy continues to sputter, there could be some good news on the horizon for the South Florida economy.
Heat Owner Micky Arison Voted Against CBAMiami Heat owner Micky Arison revealed Thursday that he voted against ratifying the NBA's new collective bargaining agreement, saying that ballot was cast as a protest of how revenue sharing is expected to work in the deal.
Richest 1% Continue Getting RicherFlorida is touting the new jobs it created Friday after a positive unemployment report. But based on numbers from all W-2’s filed in the country, the wages simply aren’t keeping up.
Gov. Scott Posts State University Salaries OnlineIn the middle of pushing to reform higher education, Governor Rick Scott has posted the salaries of Florida’s university employees online, and the move is prompting pushback from faculty.
Miami-Dade Commissioners Hold First Public Hearing For BudgetMiami-Dade County commissioners will hold the first of two public hearings on Thursday to get input about the budget. The county board is set to revisit that decision as they take up the budget for the coming year.
Jackson Health System To Ask Labor For $200M In CutsJackson Health System executives announced Tuesday that they need reduce salaries and benefits for its 11,100 employees by more than $200 million to help the system get close to a balanced budget for fiscal 2012.
Report: Dolphins Slash SalariesThe NFL lockout has been a shameful display of greed and arrogance between billionaire owners and millionaire players. But now, the Miami Dolphins have even hit the lowest-salaried employees right in the pocketbook.
Pension Changes Advancing In LegislatureBills in the Florida House and Senate that will shift state pensions into investment accounts and require state and local workers to pay into them began moving forward Thursday.
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.
College Coaches Cashing InIf you ever wondered just how much of a cash business college football has become in the Football Bowl Subdivision, look no further than the major schools in Florida.