The nationwide fight for fast-food workers to raise their standard of living is getting louder and more organized. On Thursday, September 4, employees of major companies like McDonald's and Burger King will protest in 150 major cities, including Miami.
A lack of enthusiasm from rank-and-file Democrats over former Republican Charlie Crist's gubernatorial campaign may be taking its toll in reason polls. So perhaps it's not a surprise that Crist has unveiled a list of liberal-pleasing first day promises he hopes to enact upon inauguration. These ar ... More >>
Over the past several years, frightening statistics have been released revealing that minimum wage earners working 40 hours per week cannot afford to live above poverty level -- meaning they cannot afford rent on their own, their food budget is negligible, and of course, cable and WiFi are out of th ... More >>
Cuban chain restaurant Las Culebrinas is the latest Miami eatery to face charges of withholding employee salaries. According to a lawsuit filed on September 17 in District Court, the franchise's Coconut Grove outlet didn't pay one employee for close to five years, and also kept other workers in the ... More >>
Workers being paid the minimum wage can expect to see a six-cent bump in their hourly pay come June 1st after a judge ruled that Florida was violating its own constitution by not raising the rate for 2011. That may not seem like a lot, but it does add up to $124.80 a year for workers putting in 4 ... More >>
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According to these folks, there's hope for America's most impoverished city
Mizerine St. Fort once worked for Goodwill. Now she's suing the venerable nonprofit.