Service Employees International Union

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    Seven South Florida Fast Food Workers Arrested at Protest

    Seven Miami-area fast food workers were arrested yesterday during a planned protest to fight for wage increases and the right to unionize. According to a spokesperson for the Service Employees International Union (SEIU),, the protesters, Anthony Roberson; Shontavia Myers; Elvis Manuel Valdez Jr; La ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Miami Fast-Food Workers to Join 150-City Protest Tomorrow

    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.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2013

    Obamacare: Miami Rep. Manny Diaz to Suffer Old-Fashioned Sit-In Today

    With the federal government facing a shutdown over Obamacare, Miami workers are taking action today. Dozens of members of a local union plan to sit in at the offices of Hialeah Republican State Rep. Manny Diaz until he talks to them about the state's refusal to accept $5 billion in Medicaid help.

  • News

    December 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    August 30, 2010

    University of Miami Students Rally as Janitors Prepare to Strike Over Wages

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2007

    Fisher Islanders Go On Strike

    Today, from 3 to 6 p.m. the waiters, cooks and housekeepers of Fisher Island are staging a protest at the Ferry landing off of MacArthur Causeway. Approximately 1000 underlings are pissed off, it seems, that their super-rich overseers have decided not to provide them with a living wage and health be ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2005

    Dangerous Work

    Clean up at UM and you just might get burned

  • News

    November 24, 2005

    Donna vs. Donna

    The UM president talks out of both sides of her yapper

  • News

    September 8, 2005

    Letters from the Issue of September 8, 2005

    Hoops hype, bickering nurses, and cops as doctors

  • News

    January 20, 2005

    Blunt Trauma

    Pan American Hospital, an icon in Cuban Miami, is fighting for life as it battles its own employees

  • News

    October 28, 2004

    The Bitch

    The Unbearable Lightness

  • News

    July 22, 2004

    Never Mind the Ballots

    It is South Florida's YET-to-be-registered immigrant voters who could swing the 2004 presidential election

  • News

    November 13, 2003
  • News

    May 30, 2002

    Ramp Rats' Revenge

    Checking luggage? Think long and hard before answering yes to that question at MIA

  • News

    October 25, 2001

    Calling All Cabbies

    Battered by a corrupt industry, Miami's independent taxi drivers consider unionizing.

  • Film

    May 31, 2001

    The Company Loves Misery

    Ken Loach focuses on the plight of L.A.'s working class in Bread and Roses

  • News

    May 4, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Letters from the issue of May 4, 2000

  • News

    April 6, 2000

    Nursing a Grudge

    The Jackson Memorial nurses' union is troubled by controversy about everything from bad accounting to homophobia

  • News

    March 14, 1996

    United They Stand

    Labor organizer Monica Russo helps Dade's nursing home workers form a more perfect union

  • News

    July 31, 1991

    Labor Pains

    AFL-CIO union organizers are knocking on doors at Jackson Memorial Hospital, and the nurses are flinging them wide open