Tag Archives: Labor Day

Labor Daze Fest Provides Venue for Music and Politics

By on September 1st, 2014 | Last updated: September 1, 2014 at 5:07 pm

Gainesville’s annual Labor Day event, Labor Daze Fest, attracted visitors for fun as well as for political conversation. Minimum wage and labor unions were among the topics some attendees hoped to hear more about.

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In the News: Bill Cervone’s Defender Investigation, No GI Bill Records, Officers Prep for Labor Day, Florida Refuses Bike Path Money

By on August 30th, 2013 | Last updated: August 30, 2013 at 12:02 pm

Special prosecutor to investigate Public Defender Matt Shirk’s office – Florida Gov. Rick Scott has appointed state attorney Bill Cervone to investigate allegations about questionable behavior in the office of Public Defender Matt Shirk. Jacksonville.com Florida Ranks High In GI [...]

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In the News: Scott Talks Education, Lower Labor Day Gas Prices, RNC Boosts Economy, Kerry on Syrian Chemical Weapons

By on August 26th, 2013 | Last updated: August 26, 2013 at 5:34 pm

Amid controversy, state education leaders to huddle in Florida – A three-day education summit led by Gov. Rick Scott started Monday. The main topics up for discussion were the new Common Core education standards, tests that will replace the Florida [...]

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Role of labor unions in United States explored

By on September 4th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:46 pm

In the festive nature of Labor Day, WUFT spoke with a UF professor on the importance of Labor Unions in today’s society.

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Some Gainesville residents take it easy on Labor Day

By on September 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:46 pm

Gainesville locals take the time to grill, take a break and spend time with their families on Labor Day.

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The state of the American worker in Florida this Labor Day Weekend

By and on August 31st, 2012 | Last updated: July 9, 2013 at 12:00 pm

WUFT discusses the state of the American worker with the community manager at the Marion County Workforce Connection.

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