Police, Firefighters Could Be Exempted From Union Dues BillUnions representing law-enforcement officers and firefighters could be exempted from a controversial Senate proposal that would place new requirements on union dues paid by government employees.
Gimenez Veto Sustained; Pay Impasse Remains With Labor UnionsThe Miami-Dade County Commission met for the final time in 2013 and commissioners came up one vote shy of overriding Mayor Carlos Gimenez's veto of a program to end a forced contribution to health care costs.
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.
Fla. Supreme Court Upholds Forced Contribution To State Pension PlanThe Florida Supreme Court voted Thursday to uphold a law requiring public employees to contribute three percent of their income to the state’s pension plan.
Opinion: Americans Failed Walmart WorkersAfter all the hype regarding Walmart employees’ discontent with their employer and the threat of a strike on Black Friday, the long holiday weekend was saw banner sales and virtually no protest at Walmarts.
Digital Debate: Teamster’s Hoffa & Amway Heir DeVos: Clash Over Unions!James P. Hoffa and Dick DeVos have vastly differing views of unions, which is why in this heated political climate battles are raging across America over unions in Indiana, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, California and other states, the two took time to participate in CBS Local Digital Debate.
Rev. Sharpton Ushers In Early Voters For 'Souls To The Polls'Thousands of Hispanic, Caribbean and African-American voters across Florida will head to polling precincts starting Saturday to usher in Souls to the Polls Weekend, as the state's Early Voting period begins.
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and EnergyToday on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?
CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and EducationWhen it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.
Opinion: Romney's Move To The Middle Is Nothing More Than Baseless RhetoricWhy is Mitt Romney, the severely Conservative candidate for president, all of a sudden moving to the middle?
Opinion: The NFL Is Ruining Its Own Brand With Cheap Replacement RefsWant to know what a company looks like when it fires all its experienced workers and hires on cheap replacements? Watch last night’s embarrassment of a game between Green Bay and Seattle. But this is about more than just a game. This is about a trend in our national economy where trained professionals are cast aside for inferior workers.
City, Employees Union Reach Preliminary Two-Year DealA new but preliminary two-year agreement between the city of Miami and the general employees union protects workers from furlough days and paycheck-punishing employee pension contributions.
American Airlines Workers Prepare For Possible LayoffsAmerican Airlines employees are hoping for the best 24 hours after the company sent out more than 11,000 layoff warning notices, including more than 1,500 in Florida.
Opinion: A Doctor's Opinion Of ObamacareGood, hard-working Americans shouldn’t be forced to contemplate leaving their chosen profession as they are with federal laws such as Obamacare.
US Airways Sets Terms For Takeover Of American AirlinesUS Airways have filed the first paperwork to begin the process of taking over American Airlines, which is currently in Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.