Florida AFL-CIO

Type: Organization
Name: Florida AFL-CIO
First reported Jul 13 2014 - Updated Jul 13 2014 - 1 reports

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Industry and Analysis: Who Is Marcus Jadotte?

On May 22, 2014, President Barack Obama nominated Marcus Jadotte to lead the Bureau of Industry and Analysis in the Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration . If confirmed, Jadotte will represent U.S. business interests in trade negotiations. ... [Published AllGov - Jul 13 2014]
First reported Jul 06 2014 - Updated Jul 06 2014 - 1 reports

Trini runs for office in Miami council elections: ‘I’m committed to public service’

Trinidad-born Francis “Dave” Ragoo is drumming up support for his campaign as a candidate in the upcoming August 26 Miami Gardens City Council elections. Ragoo, who was born in Moruga, continues to garner widespread support locally and in Florida. In ... [Published Trinidad Guardian - Jul 06 2014]
First reported Jun 18 2014 - Updated Jun 18 2014 - 1 reports

Daniella Levine Cava Qualifies for August 26th Ballot

District 8 voters will have clear choice with Daniella Levine Cava- Integrity, Results & VisionWith just over two months to go before the August 26th election, Miami-Dade County Commission District 8 Candidate and former President of Catalyst Miami Daniella ... [Published Caribbean Today - Jun 18 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

FL-Gov: Charlie Crist (D) To Teachers, "It's Over For Rick Scott (R)"

Lay it down Charlie:http://www.orlandosentinel.com/...Democratic candidate Charlie Crist made his bid to win his old job back official Monday, filing for governor and using the occasion to hold a round-table discussion with teachers who blasted incumbent ... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 10 2014 - Updated Jun 10 2014 - 1 reports

Florida Labor Backs Crist for Governor

PHOTO: The Florida AFL-CIO has voted to endorse Charlie Crist for Florida governor. Photo courtesy State of Florida.June 10, 2014TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The race for governor in Florida is heating up almost as fast as the temperature, and now Democratic candidate ... [Published Public News Service - Jun 10 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

WCTV: Florida Young Workers Speak Out

WCTV's Lanetra Bennett reports: The Florida AFL-CIO, young workers, union members, activists, Rep. Dwight Bullard and students from across the state of Florida are urging legislators to take action this legislative session on: establishing tuition equity ... [Published Progressive States Network - Apr 04 2014]

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Levine Cava shared, "Today marks another great day in our campaign. We could not have done this without the tireless work of our volunteers and supporters. As the next District 8 County Commissioner, I will be focused on restoring the public’s trust in county government and fighting for South Dade’s fair share of resources.”"
"What labor likes is a winner," says Craig. "I think that they anticipate Charlie Crist being the Democratic nominee, and have endorsed him in anticipation of that."
"I hope that our endorsement can educate, motivate and move people when it comes to persuasion on the reasons why Charlie Crist should be elected and then get out the door when that time comes" says Williams
...10. The group says that 70 percent of jobs being created are part-time. A warehouse worker from Jacksonville, Florida, Dave Snyder, says, "It's not a living wage. I'm here to tell you as a person who works two jobs: one in the middle of the night at a warehouse loading boxes; and the second one in a call center for minimum wage. I'm here to tell you, it's not enough to make ends meet with rent, with the cost of living. This is the fundamental issue of my class and my generation." The coalition is also fighting for issues that affect Florida's teachers, such as testing and accountability

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FL-Gov: Charlie Crist (D) To Teachers, "It's Ov... [Published Daily Kos - Jun 17 2014]
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