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By Chip Skambis on April 12th, 2013 | Last updated: April 12, 2013 at 5:44 pm
The Florida House of Representatives passed House Bill 5001 Friday, giving state employees a $1,400 across-the-board pay raise. The raise has been split into two tiers: a $1,000 pay raise and $400 performance-based bonus.
By April Lanuza on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:16 am
A panel of Florida lawmakers is considering changing the state pension system that would rid the current system and move employees to a new 401(k)-type plan.
By Rachel Crosby on January 23rd, 2013 | Last updated: January 24, 2013 at 3:42 pm
State Rep. Michelle Rehwinkel Vasilinda proposed a 7 percent pay raise for state employees and government professionals. Funding would come from the current budget surplus as well as more efficiently collecting taxes.
By Sabrina Alvarez on September 10th, 2012 | Last updated: March 28, 2013 at 1:42 pm
The Florida Supreme Court heard oral arguments from government workers on Friday against a 2011 law that workers say breaks their employment contracts.
By Sascha Cordner - WFSU on April 24th, 2012 | Last updated: July 23, 2013 at 9:27 am
The retirement plans of about 100-thousand Florida employees are about to change, after Governor Rick Scott signed a bill into law that allows employers to reduce the amount they pay into a 401-K type retirement plan. But, as Sascha Cordner [...]