Monthly Archives: May 2013

Call To Action: Governor Scott, I Ask You To "Veto The Turkeys" In State Budget

Call To Action: Governor Scott, I Ask You To “Veto The Turkeys” In State Budget

By: Christina Bullins – fellow Public Employee and concerned taxpayer   The Governor cannot add to the total appropriation allocated to the Department of Corrections in the budget that was passed.  However the two turkeys below were added during conferencing AFTER the criminal justice committees already …






Learn how to lessen the blow of bluesy Mondays.

How to Make I Hate Mondays a Thing of the Past

Who doesn’t hate Mondays? I know I used to for a long time until I discovered a way to beat the beginning of the weekday blues. If you work Monday through Friday like the vast majority of workers do, your least favorite day is probably …






"Either Take A 10% Pay Cut Or We Eliminate All Of Your Jobs"

“Either Take A 10% Pay Cut Or We Eliminate All Of Your Jobs”

May 13, 2013 Provide to Florida Public Employees Writen by: Vicki Rodriguez From St. Lucie CTA/CU: Dear Members, You may have heard that our union brothers and sisters in the CWA (the custodians, cafeteria staff, bus drivers, and maintenance workers) are in a battle with …






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FREE Event: Florida Public Employees Partnership & FIU Labor Center Sponsor “Workers Unite Film Festival” in South Florida

FREE Event: Florida Public Employees Partnership & FIU Labor Center Sponsor “Workers Unite Film Festival” in South Florida

                             For immediate release Contact: Dan Tilson @ 561-265-4480 mailto:dan@floridapublicemployees.com <mailto:dan@floridapublicemployees.com> Florida Public Employees Partnership & FIU Labor Center Sponsor “Workers Unite Film Festival” Free Events in South Florida May 10, 2013 – FORT LAUDERDALE, FL. — In association with the Workers Unite Film Festival taking place …






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"Why Aren't Other Teachers Fighting"

“Why Aren’t Other Teachers Fighting”

May 8, 2013  Provided to FLorida Public Employees By: New York Teacher About To Retire, via Teachers Laugh facebook  “I need to post about the contract we had to sign when grading tests. Teachers need to know we must sign this if we grade. Disciplinary …






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Debriefing Parent Trigger’s Defeat in the Florida Senate

Debriefing Parent Trigger’s Defeat in the Florida Senate

May 4, 2013 Provided to Florida Public Employees By: Bob Sikes – Scathing Purple Musings Originally published: May 1, 2013 Perhaps Senator Bill Montford said it best in this quote he gave Palm Beach Post reporter Dara Kam: Sen. Bill Montford, a Tallahassee Democrat and former school superintendent, …






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Parent Trigger’s Contradictory “Parent Notification” Provison Returns

Parent Trigger’s Contradictory “Parent Notification” Provison Returns

May 2, 2013 Provided to Florida Public Employees By: Bob Sikes – Scathing Purple Musings Just hours after Parent Trigger’s defeat on the floor of the Florida Senate, Sen. Anitere Flores inserted one of its more troubling provisions into a charter school bill. Leslie Postal of …






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