Working & The Economy

New era for ERA? 50-year battle heads toward face-off between Biden White House and...

Five decades after a wave of lady-led conservativism killed the Equal Rights Amendment, the ERA is back and now faces its best of hope...

FL’s grim milestone — at least 1 million COVID-19 infections; critics blast DeSantis for...

For the first time, Florida has reached at least 1 million COVID-19 infections, a grim milestone that rose over nine months' time, beginning with...

New pandemic relief proposal rolled out by bipartisan group in Congress

WASHINGTON—More than a dozen U.S. House and Senate members are pushing for a bipartisan coronavirus relief package to aid struggling states and local governments...

Washington at a standstill as states face the loss of federal help amid ‘the...

WASHINGTON — The number of coronavirus infections across the country is swelling at a perilous time for state governments, just weeks before federal support...

The often-unsung heroes of education deserve a living wage now

When I taught at Turie T. Small Elementary in Daytona Beach, I would give new teachers a few pieces of advice. They should join...

While joblessness remains high, first-time claims decline in FL

First-time unemployment claims in Florida dipped below 30,000 last week for the first time since March 21, when the pandemic forced massive layoffs --...

A minimum wage victory for working families in FL could also run into pitfalls...

Advocates for higher wages for working families celebrated Tuesday night, as Florida voters narrowly approved Amendment 2 on the ballot to raise the state’s...
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A majority of FL voters chose the presidential candidate who calls climate change a...

Despite coastal flooding, more severe hurricanes, and longer, hotter summers attributed to climate change, the majority of Florida voters on Tuesday chose the presidential...

Florida voters can hop a free ride to the polls on Election Day

Florida voters who lack transportation can score free and discounted rides from Lyft and Uber to and from the polls on Election Day, thanks...

Homestead and veterans Amendments on smooth road toward approval

Proposed Constitutional Amendments 5 and 6, tweaking property-tax laws, wouldn’t cost much and they wouldn’t change much, according to state analysts, but they have...

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