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FL seniors fear Trump’s payroll-tax cut could threaten Social Security

With billions of dollars of Social Security benefits flowing into Florida yearly, seniors are concerned about a presidential order to suspend payroll taxes that...

Workers protest end of $600 unemployment supplement; jobless in FL stuck...

Workers in Miami protested Friday against losing federal Unemployment Insurance benefits of $600 weekly that jobless people were receiving in the pandemic economy due...

GOP unemployment proposal: Cut the $600 supplement and set new formula...

With a $600-a-week federal unemployment supplement for the jobless ending in days, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a televised interview Thursday that...

As a $600 lifeline wanes, FL’s jobless look to Congress: ‘Are...

Behind the elaborate stage costumes that helped make The Lion King and Aladdin famous is Victoria Olson, a costume maker for theatrical productions for...

As economies reopen amid COVID-19, many employees fear returning to work....

As millions of workplaces reopen amid the coronavirus pandemic, employees from universities and corporations to restaurants and retail shops are likely afraid to go...

Workers describe being denied state jobless assistance without even an explanation

Florida’s broken unemployment system was difficult to navigate already but, even when applicants get through it, many are being denied their benefits without explanation,...

Workplace protections for medical marijuana users: FL lawmakers, advocates hope to...

As medical marijuana use continues to gain popularity in Florida, advocates and lawmakers want to ensure that qualified patients in the workplace won’t get...

Massive trade deal presents political conundrum for Dems and concerns for...

WASHINGTON — With only a few legislative days left before Congress adjourns for the year, U.S. House Democrats are eager to show that they...

Gov. DeSantis signs law taking aim at citizen ballot initiatives, including...

Gov. Ron DeSantis signed 38 bills into law Friday, including one that will make it difficult to collect petition signatures to place constitutional amendments...

Florida Democratic Party announces voter protection program

In response to what they call the Republican Party of Florida’s “long history of voter suppression,” the Florida Democratic Party is forming a year-round...

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