A Florida civil rights group's legal complaint has led the U.S. Labor Department to toss yet another GOP scheme to deny workers jobless benefits, by imposing a qualification test so tough that many workers can't pass it.
GEO Group's main niche has been profiting from immigration detention centers which have helped facilitate deportations and the separation of families.
Orlando residents rallied March 5 --the first day of the 2013 Florida legislative session - to demand "true election reform" that would make voting "free, fair and accessible to all."
Attacks have no basis in financial fact, President Harold Schaitberger says. They're part of a larger Wall Street scheme to get its hands on workers' pension money nationwide, he believes.
"Knowing that our brothers and sisters who are farmworkers are not being treated fairly - their working conditions are abhorrent, we're standing with them today."
Progressive forces have had the prospect of paid sick time, an advance for low-wage workers, snatched from them, at least temporarily, by big business forces and their allies .
Miami area newspapers and television outlets blanketed the region with reports and editorials directed against the Five before and during their trial that ended in 2001.
A coalition led by national civil rights organizations along with Trayvon Martin's parents today delivered more than 375,000 signed petitions calling for reform or repeal of Florida's "Shoot First" law.
Republican Gov. Rick Scott of Florida is out to steal the election for his party by purging tens of thousands of potential Obama voters from the voter rolls.
Progressive forces from around Florida converged here May 17 to protest Coventry Health Care's use of its mega-profits to oppose the Affordable Care Act.