Category Archives: Labor

Jan 11

Rick Scott’s State Of Denial Speech Spurs Brave FL Cop Into Political Action

(Cross-posted at In delivering his 2012 Florida State Of The State address, Governor Rick Scott kept pitching for less taxes and regulations. He said the best thing government can do to help millions of still struggling Floridians is to … Read More

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Apr 13

From the Inbox: Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich Applauds Bi-partisan Efforts In Attempt To Defeat Union-bashing Legislation

Senate Democratic Leader Nan Rich (D-Weston) applauded the bi-partisan attempts on Wednesday to defeat union-bashing legislation, Senate Bill 830, and issued the following statement: “The Republican Senators who voted against this discriminatory bill showed true courage with their votes today. … Read More

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Mar 25

From the Inbox: Chairman Smith Statement Reacting To Republican Union Busting And Efforts To Silence Workers

Florida Democratic Party Chairman Rod Smith released the following statement reacting to the House passage of HB 1021, the so called “Worker Gag Bill,” which drew bi-partisan opposition: “Rick Scott and Republican politicians in Tallahassee are more concerned with political … Read More

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Mar 25

From the Inbox: Legislative Attack on Public Employee Unions — House Democratic Caucus Members Respond to HB1021

House Democratic Caucus members on Friday debated and voted against House Bill 1021, a Republican-sponsored measure that would prohibit the automatic payroll deduction of union dues from public employees’ paychecks. The bill would require unions to get written permission from … Read More

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