Monthly Archives: April 2011

With Rick Scott At The Helm...Our Kids Will Have To Wait For Superman!

With Rick Scott At The Helm…Our Kids Will Have To Wait For Superman!

This article was originally posted on: Gatorbonbc How I spent April 15th: I went into Bank America  and had a good long talk with the manager. She said she had no idea what was going on… I said, well teachers do…It may not make a …






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Hey Rick Scott...This Time Money Walks!

Hey Rick Scott…This Time Money Walks!

Ft. Lauderdale Police Union Pulls Money From Bank The Ft. Lauderdale Police Fraternal Order of Police said they are being forced to take action so the hard-earned money of their membership is not used to play politics. It’s termed ‘paycheck protection’ and it’s a movement …






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Rick Scott...The Union Buster!

Rick Scott…The Union Buster!

April 21, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The FLORIDA STATE LODGE, FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE representing 20,000 professional law enforcement officers across the state of Florida is disappointed in the political attacks of the Florida Chamber of Commerce against our membership engaged in collective bargaining. The …






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The FRS Is Under Attack...The Attacker Is Rick Scott!!!

The FRS Is Under Attack…The Attacker Is Rick Scott!!!

There is a legislative orgy taking place in Tallahassee. Our beloved state is under assault on an astounding number of fronts: public workers and public services, K-12 education, higher education, environment, transportation, abortion rights and women’s health care, managed growth, tourism, home owner’s insurance, health …






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Public Employee No Longer Safe With Rick Scott Around!

Public Employee No Longer Safe With Rick Scott Around!

Why not force police officers, teachers and firefighters to contribute to their retirement plan just like private-sector employees? Is it necessary for the Legislature to ban government payroll deductions for union dues — or is it pure political payback? And what did GOP-friendly police unions …






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Rick Scott...We Hold Everyone's Feet To The Fire!

Rick Scott…We Hold Everyone’s Feet To The Fire!

Under your proposal, an employee that makes 49,500 a year only has to contribute 4%. Take that 4% away from their salary and that leaves $47,520 as income. If that same employee gets a $1,000 raise, he now makes $50,500, but now has to pay …






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News Flash!!! Governor Rick Scott Discards The Public Employee!!!

News Flash!!! Governor Rick Scott Discards The Public Employee!!!

Over 20 die hard Organize Now members & friends showed up in front of the Orlando Mayor Dyer’s fundraiser tonight. After sending a letter last week & not receiving a response, folks tried to hand out flyer’s, but due to “city rules” were unable. Instead, …






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The Public Employees In Florida Hear Your Cries! Together We Stand!

I am a member of AFSCME 2228 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. Our union created this video to tell the story of public workers. I have been in correspondence with your moderators and they encouraged me to ask the webmaster to post this video on your website.  …






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Rick Scott Villainizes The Public Employee! Why Rick?

Rick Scott Villainizes The Public Employee! Why Rick?

Those of us in Florida who are public servants, and/or part of the middle class, and are going through the republican wave of attacks lead by Rick Scott and the legislature should know the benefits of social media. The amount of information that is being …






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