BY Staff | Tallahassee, FL | 1/18/13
On Thursday, February 17, the Florida Supreme Court ruled in a 4-3 decision that a bill cutting public workers' wages by 3% was constitutional.
BY Jared Hamil | Tampa, FL | 7/31/12
Across Florida, groups with the Coalition to March on the RNC protested as part of a statewide day of action on July 27.
BY Fernando Figueroa | Gainesville, FL | 10/10/11
The ongoing Occupy Wall Street protests finally reached here on Oct. 5. Working people and students from across Gainesville converged on the downtown farmers market to hold the first Occupy Gainesville assembly.
BY Jared Hamil | Jacksonville, FL | 4/18/11
Students and workers converged on an outdoor mall called The Landing, here, April 15 to confront Florida Governor Rick Scott at a Tea Party event. More than 50 people attended the rally organized by Fight Back Florida, a statewide labor-student coalition formed against Scott’s vicious attacks on working families, government employee unions and public education.
BY Jared Hamil | Gainesville, FL | 3/29/11
About 300 workers and students demonstrated here, March 25, against the state government's attacks and cuts. The protest was organized by Fight Back Florida, a coalition of union members and students who organized rallies all over the state. In addition to Gainesville's rally and march, 14 other cities joined in a day of action against Governor Rick Scott's attempt to make public employees pay for the budget crisis. People around Florida joined together to tell the government that if it cuts back, “we will fight back.”