Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: essential workers

Coral Gables restaurants respond to the $15 minimum wage increase

On November 3, Floridians voted to raise the minimum wage from $8.56 to 15 dollars an hour. Starting on September 21, 2021, it will...

Freebee, an eco-friendly ride, comes to the rescue

During these challenging times, Miamians Alicia Espinosa and Camila Montiel have been looking to stretch their transportation dollars.  Freebee, whose fleet of golf carts jet...

Florida’s essential workers: Where are they now? (includes multimedia content)

As we enter the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic, essential workers continue to attend to the public’s everyday needs, leaving them overworked, mentally...

Technology helps Alzheimer’s patients through the pandemic

Alzheimer’s disease was discovered in 1906. There are approximately 44 million people worldwide who have it -- or  some level of dementia. In the...

Los trabajadores del campo bajo riesgo en la Florida

Los trabajadores agrícolas son considerados parte del grupo de “trabajadores esenciales.” Sin embargo, las condiciones de trabajo y calidad de vida los ponen en...

Juan Bolano, 21

Juan Bolano is a 21-year-old business major at the University of Central Florida who began his first shift as a bagboy at Publix a...