Stories tagged: "economy"


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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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Some Businesses Are Done With Trump and GOP After Riots

Companies are growing skittish about lawmakers who backed Trump’s false claims of election fraud and suspends political donations.

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Meet Isabel Guzmán, Biden’s Choice to Be the Next Small Business Administrator

“We have to build our economy back better from this pandemic,” Isabel Guzmán said.

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Nebraska Governor Denies Vaccine to Undocumented Frontline Workers

"COVID-19 doesn't ask about legal status and does not care about the politics of a state."

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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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Thousands of Floricuas Could Spend the New Year in the Dark if Moratoriums Are Not Extended

Marta Orbe and Bethzaida Vázquez are among the thousands of residents that could be evicted or lose utility services if moratoriums are not extended in Florida.