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Florida Republican Files Measure to Allow Employers to Pay Workers Less After Minimum Wage Vote

Workers under 21 and other “hard-to-hire” employees could earn less than minimum wage if a bill some have called “discriminatory” is passed.

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Biden Order Ensures Workers Won’t Have to Risk Their Health During a Pandemic

This could result in new guidance designed to undo the Trump administration’s directive to deny unemployment benefits.

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Florida Unemployment Claims Reach Highest Level in Five Months

Now Democratic lawmakers have filed a bill that would increase benefits and double the maximum eligibility period.

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France Is Fast-Tracking Citizenship to Immigrant Essential Workers. The US Should Do The Same.

"Immigrants shouldn't have to risk their lives for citizenship. But it's telling that for the US even doing that isn't enough," immigration nonprofit said.

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Latino Workers Die While Working More Than Any Other Group, Report Shows

AFL-CIO reports more Latinos are dying at work in Florida, California, and Texas.

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Jobless Claims Are Up Again in Florida

As Congress fails to reach an agreement on a second stimulus check, new unemployment claims grew from 23,063 to 25,012.

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COVID Has Floridians on Edge as Holidays Approach, Survey Shows

Nearly half of Floridians are worried about COVID-19 and their finances, according to a new statewide survey. Here's what these Sunshine State residents think.