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Space Coast Daily: Brevard County Sheriff’s Office Holds Swear-In Ceremony, 15 New Employees
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – This past week the Brevard County Sheriff’s Office held a Swear In ceremony where we welcomed 15 new employees, 10 employees received new assignments, and 4 employees were promoted.
GAWKER: Disney Accused of Colluding to Replace American Workers With Cheap Foreign Labor
Two former Disney employees are suing Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida, accusing the company of colluding with a pair of global consulting companies to replace them with foreign workers—who the outgoing employees had to then train.
The St. Augustine Record: Senate to match Scott’s $250 million incentives request
TALLAHASSEE — A key Senate budget chairman will recommend that Gov. Rick Scott get his wish for $250 million to recruit businesses to Florida.
WJXT: County offices shutting down because of homeless
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A central Florida county official has shut down his office in an administrative building in Daytona Beach where dozens of homeless residents are encamped after he says a worker was accosted by a homeless man.]
Tampa Bay Times: Pasco union seeks to stop challenge from advertising in schools
Facing a challenge in its representation of noninstructional workers, the United School Employees of Pasco is looking to maintain its position.
Sun Sentinel: Depression a risk after heart surgery, but unknown if it was a factor in El Sanadi suicide
Within days of undergoing triple bypass surgery, Dr. Nabil El Sanadi had begun working again, dealing with the myriad responsibilities facing a CEO in charge of Broward Health, one of the nation’s largest public health systems.
Florida Politics: CAPITOL REAX: FILM INCENTIVES, EXPEDITING DNA LAB TESTING, MANUFACTURING SALES TAX
The state Senate’s economic incentive package cleared a hurdle Monday when it unanimously passed the commerce and tourism committee.
South Florida Business Journal: Wireless data company to more than double workforce
The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, Enterprise Florida and the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity worked with the company as it decided to create 60 jobs here.
TBO: Tampa airport workers move into new jobs amid $1 billion expansion
TAMPA — The massive expansion project at Tampa International Airport will not only benefit future air travelers, but is already benefiting thousands of workers who are engaged in the construction work and will fill positions at 65 new shops, restaurants, kiosks and bars throughout the airport.
Florida Politics: ED MOORE: AIMING TOWARD A COMPETITIVE FUTURE FOR FLORIDA
We live in a competitive world. Companies compete for our attention as consumers, and each state competes with all the others to entice those companies to move to their state.
Sun Sentinel: Circumstances of lapse misunderstood
would like to set the record straight on the 911 operator who has been abused by the media and public for an unanswered 911 call. The article failed to explain that she was ordering food for many of her co-workers thinking that they were covering the incoming calls.
Sun Sentinel: Boca principal’s marriage proposal leads to reprimand
A public expression of love resulted in the principal of Boca Raton High School getting a wife – and a reprimand.
Tampa Bay Times: Romano: Here’s why they don’t make movies in Florida anymore
The movie critic was on a roll. He was talking stars, discussing scenery in Daytona Beach and praising Robert De Niro in Dirty Grandpa. And then, out of nowhere, came his withering critique:
WPLG: Countless migrant children vanish in Florida
MIAMI – A 14-year-old girl from Honduras arrived to the U.S. looking for safety, but instead she ran into a system that did not offer her the extensive screenings required in the U.S. foster care system, which is already overcrowded and rife with problems.
ABC: Bill to make recess mandatory to be debated by Florida’s House Education Committee
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Play time is no longer a guaranteed right of passage and relief for elementary school students in Florida public schools, but a bill to change that will be considered Tuesday morning by the Education Committee of Florida’s House of Representatives.
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