Yesterday afternoon, the Burger King and Ronald McDonald got together in a show of solidarity in an old school rap battle against their employees. Why would the clown and the king team up with each other? Well, they've got a lot in common. They're both the faces behind giant mega fast-food corporat ... More >>
The campus might not look this tidy come Wednesday.Four years ago, the 400 janitors who keep the University of Miami's campus clean went on a lengthy hunger strike and inspired two months of student protests in a fierce battle to earn a fair living wage. Looks like round two might be right around ... More >>
In anticipation of the upcoming Best of Miami issue hitting newsstands June 17, here is a sneak peek at one category and its winner.@AlfredSpellmantwitter.com/alfredspellmanMany people familiar with 31-year-old Alfred Spellman probably don't realize the wealth of knowledge and topics that the Ra ... More >>
Monday, we brought you protest images from a spot near a West Miami Publix, where the Coalition of Immokalee Workers staged a protest. The CIW is a farmworkers union seeking a contractual commitment from Publix to ensure fair wages and conditions for workers. So far Burger King, Taco Bell, McDonald' ... More >>
Miami Mayor Manny Diaz's time as head of the U.S. Conference of Mayors has come to an end, and usually the sitting American president sends administration officials to the conference -- this year held in Providence, Rhode Island -- but the Obama administration pulled out. The reason: Providence May ... More >>
The City of Miami started recruiting new police officers this week. According to a press release on the city's website, "those hired will be able to reap the rewards of a great career in law enforcement under a recently ratified labor agreement, which will offer a starting annual salary of $44,592 p ... More >>
Sam Hamm writes great scripts. So why do they rarely get made?
Three years after the immigrant workers at Aljoma Lumber voted to unionize, they still don't have a contract. Why? José Lamas refuses to give them one.
Dave Lawrence really wants you to know what he thinks of those fiendish Detroit newspaper strikers
AFL-CIO union organizers are knocking on doors at Jackson Memorial Hospital, and the nurses are flinging them wide open