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Energized by Amazon Raises, SEIU Florida Members Rally for $15 Minimum Wage

October 5, 2018Press Release

CONTACT: Ed Gilhuly, Left Communication

Union Highlights the Need for Good Wages In “Vote for Freedom” Platform

MIRAMAR, FL — Energized by the victory of the Fight for $15 movement that pushed Amazon to announce this week that the company will pay its workers at least $15 per hour, members of SEIU Florida, one of the largest unions in the state, rallied with others at events throughout the week to call for a $15 minimum wage as part of their “Vote for Freedom” platform for the 2018 election.

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OVER 1,500 IMMIGRANT YOUTH AND VOLUNTEERS TO GATHER TO GET OUT THE VOTE

October 4, 2018Press Release

Largest Single Voter Mobilization in the State This Cycle for Andrew Gillum, Bill Nelson, and Progressive Candidates Down the Ballot

MIAMI, FL -- This Saturday, over 1,500 immigrant youth, families, and allies will gather in Miami to kick-off the one month countdown to this year’s midterm election. United We Dream Action are volunteering with The Win Justice coalition* for the largest single voter mobilization in Florida this election cycle. Bend the Arc and Fight for $15 will also join the action.

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PROGRESSIVE COALITION REACHES MILLIONS OF INFREQUENT VOTERS ACROSS FLORIDA; KNOCKS ON NEARLY 800,000 DOORS

October 3, 2018Press Release

The coalition includes Florida based groups Planned Parenthood, Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Center for Community Change Action (CCCA), Color of Change, New Florida Majority, Organize Florida, and Florida Immigrant Coalition Votes (FLIC Votes).

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SEIU Florida Members Announce Endorsements For November Elections

October 3, 2018Press Release

CONTACT: Ed Gilhuly, Left Communication

MIRAMAR, FL — SEIU Florida, which represents more than 55,000 active and retired health care professionals, public employees, airport workers, adjunct faculty and property service staff in the state, has announced a slate of endorsed candidates for the November elections who will best serve the freedoms and needs of Florida’s working families.

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SEIU Florida Endorses Andrew Gillum For Governor; Union to Invest $5 Million In November Elections

September 13, 2018Press Release

Miami, FL — Members of SEIU Florida, which represents more than 55,000 active and retired healthcare professionals, public employees and property service workers in the state, have endorsed Andrew Gillum for governor and announced a $5 million statewide effort to support candidates that best serve working families.

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Moderators Announced for the First South Florida Debate for the Gubernatorial Democratic Primary

May 29, 2018Press Release

Miramar, FL - Local and statewide community groups have come together to host a gubernatorial debate for the democratic primary this summer. The co-moderators include PBS NewsHour’s Yamiche Alcindor and local NPR affiliate WLRN’s Luis Hernandez.

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First South Florida Debate Scheduled for Gubernatorial Democratic Primary

April 26, 2018Press ReleaseSEIU Florida State Council, Dream Defenders Action Fund, Florida Immigration Coalition (FLIC) Votes, New Florida Majority, Organize Florida, and Florida Planned Parenthood PAC are Joining Together to Host the “Florida Freedom Forum” on June 11

Miramar, FL - Local and statewide community groups have come together to host the first gubernatorial debate for the democratic primary in South Florida. The Florida Freedom Forum will be hosted by a coalition of groups including SEIU Florida State Council, Dream Defenders Action Fund, Florida Immigration Coalition (FLIC) Votes, New Florida Majority, Organize Florida, and Florida Planned Parenthood PAC.

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"Floridians deserve better than Rick Scott in the U.S. Senate."

April 9, 2018Blog Post

"For the last two decades, Florida’s Republican Leadership has governed primarily for the wealthy and their corporate friends.  Eight years of Rick Scott as Governor has been no different."

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March For Our Lives

March 14, 2018Blog Post

On March 24, the kids and families of March For Our Lives will take to the streets to demand that their lives and safety become a priority and that we end gun violence and mass shootings in our schools today. SEIU Florida stands with the Parkland community and demands a change to our gun control laws. March with us in your own community. On March 24, the collective voices of the March For Our Lives movement will be heard.

When: Saturday, March 24; Time varies by location.

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CRC Letter - Gun Safety

March 2, 2018News Clip
March 2, 2018
 
DELIVERED VIA EMAIL                                      RE:  Gun Safety
 
Dear Chairman Beruff and Members of the CRC:
 
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