whatsapp Tags: NULL Share Show Comments ▼ Euro zone economic sentiment jumped to a 38-month high in December pointing to healthy growth in the last quarter of 2010, but also to a growing divergence between core and peripheral euro zone countries.A monthly survey by the European Commission showed the economic sentiment in the 16 countries using the euro in December rose to 106.2 points from a downwardly revised 105.1 points in November.Economists polled by Reuters had expected a rise to 105.5.“The euro zone economy is likely to have posted healthy growth again at year-end 2010,” said Christoph Weil, economist at Commerzbank.Economists said the December sentiment indicator was consistent with economic growth of 0.4-0.5 percent quarter-on- quarter in the euro zone in the last three months of last year.“The bad news is, the euro area remains deeply split economically. Peripheral countries cannot keep up with Germany’s high pace of growth,” Weil said.The divide was underscored by German data on Thursday showing the country’s manufacturing orders growing at the strongest pace in 10 months in November, rising far more than economists expected mainly thanks to strong demand for durable goods coming from outside the euro zone.“It is emerging to be a very, very strong fourth quarter (for Germany),” said Rainer Sartoris at HSBC Trinkaus. “Export orders are coming above all from overseas. We are still dependent on what occurs in the emerging countries. Figures from the euro zone have a dampening effect.”The Brussels data showed economic sentiment rose in December in Germany, France and Italy, but declined in Greece and Spain. This complicates the European Central Bank’s decision-making on interest rates for the euro zone in 2011, economists said.With countries such as Greece, Ireland, Portugal and Spain struggling with market pressure to bring their public finances back in order, the ECB is more likely to hold its benchmark rate at its current record low of 1.0 percent, economists said.“The ECB will show consideration on the crisis countries in its monetary policy decisions and not raise the key interest rate in 2011,” Commerzbank’s Weil said.A further headache for the ECB in its monetary policy decisions will be the sharp rise of inflation expectations among consumers and businesses, the Commission data showed.Consumer inflation expectations 12 months ahead surged to an index level of 15.0 from 10.7 in November, but remained below the long-term average of 20.6, the Commission said.Eurostat data on Tuesday showed consumer inflation jumped in December to 2.2 percent, its highest level in more than two years, above the ECB’s target of just below 2 percent. More From Our Partners A ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgFlorida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgBiden received funds from top Russia lobbyist before Nord Stream 2 giveawaynypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgMark Eaton, former NBA All-Star, dead at 64nypost.com whatsapp John Dunne Thursday 6 January 2011 8:53 am Euro zone confidence on the up
Access Bank Limited (ACCESS.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Banking sector has released it’s 2013 interim results for the half year.For more information about Access Bank Limited (ACCESS.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Access Bank Limited (ACCESS.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Access Bank Limited (ACCESS.ng) 2013 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileAccess Bank Plc is a leading financial institution offering banking products and services for the retail, private, corporate and institutional and non-institutional sectors in Africa and Europe. The company offers solutions for corporate and investment banking, commercial banking, personal banking and business banking. In addition to transactional banking, Access Bank Plc offers cash management and treasury services, project and structured finance, supply chain and trade finance as well as insurance, brokerage services, liquidity management and debt management programmes. The company was established in 1989 and has grown its national and international footprint to approximately 300 branches. Access Bank Plc’s head office is in Lagos, Nigeria. Access Bank Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Aluminium Extrusion Industries Plc (ALEX.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Mining sector has released it’s 2015 annual report.For more information about Aluminium Extrusion Industries Plc (ALEX.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Aluminium Extrusion Industries Plc (ALEX.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Aluminium Extrusion Industries Plc (ALEX.ng) 2015 annual report.Company ProfileAluminium Extrusion Industries Plc (NIGALEX) is a leading manufacturing company in Nigeria producing and marketing extruded aluminium products and coloured and wood products. Products in its extensive range include Cego flyscreens; projected window systems for institutions in the education, government, military and commercial sectors; industrial door systems designed for versatility and performance; partitioning systems with robust wear and tear features; multi-purpose stock extrusions for the maritime, aviation and construction sectors; swing door systems for commercial entrances; sliding window systems with removable operating sashes and bead-glazed; fixed louvres with fabricated railings; special provides available in round bars, T-sections, symmetric and square aluminium frames; curtain walls attached to building structures; AS46 flyscreens and customised fixed casements (windows and doors). NIGALEX has annual capacity of 5 000 tonnes of aluminium extrusion products and produces profiles in a press finish, wood finish, silver and bronze colour palette and modern powder-coated forms. The company has operations in Aba Abuja to serve the eastern and northern regions of Nigeria. Its head office is in Imo State, Nigeria. Aluminium Extrusion Industries Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Africa Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng) listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange under the Financial sector has released it’s 2018 interim results for the first quarter.For more information about Africa Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Africa Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Africa Prudential Registrars Plc (AFRIPR.ng) 2018 interim results for the first quarter.Company ProfileAfrica Prudential Registrars Plc is a financial services institution in Nigeria providing share registration services for investors, businesses and institutions. The company offers a range of other services which includes maintaining registers, paying dividends and interest on investments, issuing shares and debenture certificates, managing shareholder enquiries, managing scrip and right issues for clients as well as IPOs, Right Issues and State government bonds. Africa Prudential Registrars are leaders in the field of automation and have pioneered innovative solutions that have transformed how shares are managed on the African continent. The company’s head office is based in Lagos, Nigeria. Africa Prudential Registrars Plc is listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange
Aluworks Limited (ALW.gh) listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange under the Engineering sector has released it’s 2019 interim results for the half year.For more information about Aluworks Limited (ALW.gh) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the Aluworks Limited (ALW.gh) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: Aluworks Limited (ALW.gh) 2019 interim results for the half year.Company ProfileAluworks Limited is an aluminium continuous casting and cold rolling mill in Ghana. It supplies high-quality aluminium coils, discs, flat sheets and sheet-in-coil raw material to small- and medium-scale factories throughout the West African sub-region. These factories manufacture household cooking utensils, corrugated roofing sheets and general fabrication products. The company also offers technical advice and support to establishments setting new manufacturing factories, assist during trial runs with sample material and supply raw material for full production. Aluworks Limited’s factory has been operational since 1985 with an installed capacity of 10 000 metric tons of various aluminium products and a plant capacity of some 30 000 metric tons per annum. Aluworks Limited was incorporated as a public limited liability company in 1996. Aluworks Limited is listed on the Ghana Stock Exchange
As more water shutoffs loom, church prepares to canvass neighborhoods Marginalized people left out of Detroit’s rebirth By Lynette Wilson Posted Sep 24, 2015 Bishop Diocesan Springfield, IL Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Hires Reverend Kevin W. VanHook, II as Executive Director Episcopal Charities of the Diocese of New York Submit a Job Listing Associate Priest for Pastoral Care New York, NY Tags TryTank Experimental Lab and York St. John University of England Launch Survey to Study the Impact of Covid-19 on the Episcopal Church TryTank Experimental Lab September 25, 2015 at 8:47 pm Where is it written that free water is a right guaranteed to all? Everyone should realize that they ought to pay for the water they use. Just because someone exists, they are not entitled to the wealth generated by productive members of society. Everyone should pay something for the water they use. 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Photo: Lynette Wilson/ENS[Episcopal News Service – Detroit, Michigan] On any given day, some 10,000 Detroit residents, the majority elderly women and single mothers, turn on a dry tap.It’s a persistent water crisis that has attracted international attention and condemnation amidst coverage of Detroit’s post-bankruptcy odyssey from ruin to rebirth as a city for investors, entrepreneurs, artists and creative types.For more than a year, at the same time trendy restaurants opened, competition increased for downtown lofts and apartments, and construction began on a public-private $137 million light rail train stretching three miles along Woodward Avenue, the city’s poorest residents have faced water shutoffs.“This is abject poverty, these are people who’ve had their food stamps and welfare cut, the elderly and women with children,” said Lindsay Airey, a staff member at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Corktown and a We The People of Detroit volunteer. “Of the people [to] whom we’ve delivered, at least 75 percent have children, and then probably the rest are elderly women.“They call our hotline and we try to help them until their case is resolved. We had one woman, a 17-year-old who had a child, and then we didn’t hear from her anymore because she got evicted. She was just trying to go to high school.”In the rear of St. Peter’s sanctuary behind the baptismal font hangs a white sheet with bleeding black letters reading, “St. Peter’s Water Station”; under it sits 7 gallons of water, two 1-gallon jugs and one 5-gallon jug, all that remains of a 1,500-gallon donation.“We’re out of water,” said the Rev. Bill Wylie-Kellermann, pastor-in-charge of St. Peter’s, adding the church has been waiting on a 2,500- to 3,000-gallon donation.St. Peter’s has served as a water station, storing water and making weekly deliveries to disconnected residents. A single person might receive 8 to 10 gallons a week, a family with two or three members, 20 to 25 gallons, and a seven- or-eight member family, 35 to 40 gallons, said Airey, in a conversation with Episcopal News Service in the sanctuary.“We’re at a crossroads,” she said. “We don’t want to have to ask for corporate donations.”Previous water donations have come from the Council of Canadians, a social action agency, and the West Virginia-based Keeper of the Mountains Foundation.Historically, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church has served as a base for social justice advocacy, a tradition Wylie-Kellermann continues. As business innovation and technology hubs popped up downtown, St. Peter’s invested in its building.“We turned the parish hall into a beehive of social justice – and some nonprofit organizations rent it, that’s how we pay the heat bill – all kinds of things have started in there and funded the parish,” said Wylie-Kellermann, a Jesuit-influenced United Methodist, who has served St. Peter’s for eight years.“In the case of We the People, we raised some money to give it to them for 18 months. If we were doing market rate, what you could do in Corktown, we’d be flush.”St. Peter’s sits at the southeast corner of Michigan and Trumbull, kitty-corner from a 10-acre vacant lot where the Detroit Tigers played for 90 years. The church sits practically at the center of Corktown, named for the Cork County immigrants who fled Ireland during the mid-1800s’ potato famine. Like trendy Midtown, Corktown, a diverse, mixed-income neighborhood home to artists and die-hard Detroiters, is hip.“For many years, our friends at St. Peter’s have expressed how they regard social justice through their actions,” said Rick Schulte, director of communications for the Diocese of Michigan. “This is a church that opens its doors every single day and serves its Corktown community, knowing the needs and issues that are important to all who call St. Peter’s home. Their ability to mobilize and respond to a need or situation has always been very impressive.”The Rev. Bill Wylie-Kellermann, a longtime social activist, stands outside St. Peter’s Episcopal Church on Monday, Sept. 7, watching the Labor Day Parade pass by. Photo: Lynette Wilson/ENSBefore becoming pastor-in-charge, Wylie-Kellermann was a peacekeeper at St. Peter’s soup kitchen, while commuting to Chicago to direct an urban ministry for SCUPE, or the Seminary Consortium for Urban Pastoral Education. His wife, the late Jeanie Wylie, daughter of late Northern Michigan Bishop Samuel J. Wylie, once edited The Witness, a progressive Episcopal magazine that folded in 2006.Arrested more than 50 times for civil disobedience, Wylie-Kellermann was among eight people taken into custody in July 2014 while attempting to block the gate of the private trucking company contracted to perform the water shutoffs.From the back of a police car, Wylie-Kellermann told the Detroit Free Press, “We’re here to appeal to the workers to stop shutting off the water.”During an interview over coffee and a bowl of Motor City chili at Onassis Coney Island, across Trumbull Avenue from the church, Wylie-Kellermann, himself a preacher’s son, told the story of one summer day in 1967, the year he graduated from the former Cooley High School.“In July, I was in northwest Detroit and I remember looking down Grand River – I feel like I was standing in the middle of the street, although I don’t know if that can be true – and saw the smoke rising from the city,” he said, adding he’d written his senior term paper on civil disobedience.“I was reading Letter From a Birmingham Jail that spring, in April, and Dr. King was at Riverside Church, that’s what I was reading as the smoke was rising.“The other person I was reading was [William] Stringfellow – he wrote a book for adolescents called ‘Instead of Death’ – between Stringfellow and Martin Luther King, I kind of understood it as a rebellion on the spot. And my vocation to pastoral ministry passes through that, I saw the smoke and my heart just kinda pierced,” he said, clearing his throat. “I feel like I have a place-based vocation. Detroit is inseparable from my calling, kind of like monks that take a vow of stability.”In 1967, Detroit residents revolted against high rates of unemployment in the African-American community, segregated schools and housing, in what some call a “riot” and others a “rebellion.” In the decades since the city’s white population disembarked for the suburbs and the city’s industrial base went the way of the rest of the Rust Belt.When asked if he were surprised about Detroit’s water crisis, that nothing is resolved despite widespread media coverage and condemnation, Wylie-Kellermann responded, “Yeah, it’s a tough nut.”Yet some say it’s a water crisis that portends a more extensive fight for water rights that already has spread to Baltimore, Maryland.In Detroit, the crisis dates back to 2005 when the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department began large-scale residential water shutoffs affecting 10,000 customers who were behind or unable to pay their water bills. At the time, a proactive affordable-rate plan was proposed but never passed. Over the next 10 years, the city’s water rates increased by 119 percent. By spring and summer of 2014, 3,000 households a week up to a total of 30,000 had their water turned off.In July 2014, more than 1,000 people wearing T-shirts and carrying signs reading “Water is a Human Right” gathered in downtown Detroit in protest of the shutoffs.At the time, the Wall Street Journal reported that 80,000 past-due residential accounts owed $43 million, with the average past-due bill $540.Residents who’ve fallen two months behind on their water bills sign on to payment plans only to find themselves falling again into arrears; other residents have found a way to exist without water, relying on neighbors, water stations and deliveries, moving in with family members or leaving Detroit altogether, said Airey.“Lots of people (lose) their homes ultimately because it (the water bill) gets tacked onto their taxes. So with the hotline, we connect them to emergency water but also help to try to navigate the assistance programs that are out there,” said Airey, estimating that some 500 people have called the hotline.Forty percent of Detroit’s 700,000 residents live below the poverty line. The city was once the fourth largest in the country, but since the 1950s has lost more than 60 percent of its residents. Outside the core downtown area, Detroit’s 140 square miles is home to abandoned factories, banks, storefronts and houses – sometimes blocks and blocks of houses – and almost a third of it is vacant land.“Detroit used to be a city of 2 million people and now it’s 700,000. So from one perspective, we have this spread-out infrastructure – how are we going to reorganize people? – and the way (the city has decided) to do that is privilege certain neighborhoods with resources and services, and pull the plug on others,” said Wylie-Kellermann.Airey and others affiliated with the church and We The People of Detroit are preparing again to canvass neighborhoods, going door-to-door to campaign to identify households without water. Previous canvassing campaigns revealed residents’ shame.“The door-to-door tells us that people are ashamed. They’ve silenced themselves,” she said. “They themselves buy into what the media says about it being their fault and they should just pay their bills. I remember when we were canvassing in the fall (2014) people who clearly had blue lines marked on their sidewalk – some would tell us, ‘Oh, no, our water’s not shut off, we pay our bills’ – so that’s part of the battle.“Monica’s constant refrain is, ‘It’s not our fault but it is our fight.’ Getting people to believe that is the hard part.”“Monica” is Monica Lewis-Patrick, the co-founder of We The People of Detroit, a community activist and organizer who has been involved with Detroit’s water fight since the beginning.When We The People formed in 2008 as a grassroots movement to train and mobilize Detroit residents to improve their quality of life, it received help from the Presbyterian Church USA.A year after a state-appointed emergency manager took over the day-to-day operations of the city and nine months after Detroit became the largest municipality in U.S. history to file bankruptcy, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department in March 2014 adopted “a more aggressive approach to debt collection,” in a move that was declared by the United Nations as a violation of international human rights.On Dec. 10, 2014, when Detroit formally emerged from bankruptcy protection, its mayor, in a news conference covered by mainstream media including The New York Times, posed a difficult question: “How do you deliver service in a city where the unemployment rate is double the state average, and we’ve got to rebuild a water system and a bus system and a computer system and a financial system?” Mayor Mike Duggan asked. “It’s all going to be a challenge.”On July 21, 2015, the Detroit City Council voted to raise water rates by 7.5 percent.– Lynette Wilson is an editor/reporter for Episcopal News Service Rector Collierville, TN In-person Retreat: Thanksgiving Trinity Retreat Center (West Cornwall, CT) Nov. 24-28 Rector Martinsville, VA Comments (1) Advocacy Peace & Justice Virtual Celebration of the Jerusalem Princess Basma Center Zoom Conversation June 19 @ 12 p.m. ET New Berrigan Book With Episcopal Roots Cascade Books Rector Smithfield, NC Family Ministry Coordinator Baton Rouge, LA Rector Albany, NY Associate Rector for Family Ministries Anchorage, AK Canon for Family Ministry Jackson, MS Cathedral Dean Boise, ID Featured Jobs & Calls Priest Associate or Director of Adult Ministries Greenville, SC Rector Hopkinsville, KY Course Director Jerusalem, Israel Rector Shreveport, LA Assistant/Associate Rector Morristown, NJ Missioner for Disaster Resilience Sacramento, CA This Summer’s Anti-Racism Training Online Course (Diocese of New Jersey) June 18-July 16 Seminary of the Southwest announces appointment of two new full time faculty members Seminary of the Southwest Curate Diocese of Nebraska Assistant/Associate Priest Scottsdale, AZ Director of Administration & Finance Atlanta, GA F WILLIAM THEWALT says: Assistant/Associate Rector Washington, DC Rector/Priest in Charge (PT) Lisbon, ME An Evening with Presiding Bishop Curry and Iconographer Kelly Latimore Episcopal Migration Ministries via Zoom June 23 @ 6 p.m. ET Featured Events Join the Episcopal Diocese of Texas in Celebrating the Pauli Murray Feast Online Worship Service June 27 Director of Music Morristown, NJ Rector Tampa, FL Associate Rector Columbus, GA Rector and Chaplain Eugene, OR Rector Belleville, IL Comments are closed. 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“I simply do not believe that he (Arrowsmith) represents all of Apopka because we have so many different groups of people. We have diverse cultural backgrounds, persons of various ages, and different socio-economic backgrounds. I simply do not believe that Mr. Arrowsmith is a unifier of the community.” UF/IFAS in Apopka will temporarily house District staff; saves almost $400,000 I want to wish Mr. Young Kim the best in his run for seat 4, for the Apopka City Council. I admire him for running for elected office, and for wanting to be a part of the decision making in Apopka politics. I look at the hundreds of people in our country who run for the highest office in our nation, the President of the United States of America, and they are unknown candidates, that we, the voters, never get to see, nor know anything about them, nor know their platforms or ideas, yet they still go against the odds and run. They have to spend at least $ 5,000 on their campaigns, in order to continue running, according to our laws, and then they don’t even get to participate in the debates, and worse, they don’t even get their names printed on the ballots. Mr. Young Kim, however, has much better odds of winning, and that is a one in three chance of winning. That is not bad odds, if you are a betting person. In fact, it is great odds. He also does not have to spend $ 5,000 on his campaign, and he in fact, doesn’t have to spend anything, except the filing fee , if that is what he chooses,and he does get his name printed on the ballot. I believe his educational background in political science, and his law degree, will serve him well, if he is elected, and if he is not elected, his education will still serve him well, in life. I believe he has a very good understanding of the issues facing the downtown merchants, and that would also give him some valuable insight, if he serves on the council. As far as compassion is concerned, yes, more compassion, for our citizens, is definitely needed on the council. So, I wish you the very best, Mr. Young Kim. Tenita Reid While Kilsheimer references Heathrow/Lake Mary, Lake Nona and Winter Garden as examples of cities that did things he wants to do for Apopka, Kim looks just a few miles down 441 for his example. And he’s running specifically against Commissioner Bill Arrowsmith for that very reason. TAGSApopka City Commission Seat #4Young Kim Previous articleDonna’s Deals: 5 Tips on How to Save on Apple ProductsNext articleGolf tournament to benefit The Pantry at St. Francis Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Gov. DeSantis says new moment-of-silence law in public schools protects religious freedom February 21, 2016 at 9:01 pm 1 COMMENT Please enter your comment! Florida gas prices jump 12 cents; most expensive since 2014 LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Reply “I want to attract small businesses where they can be compacted in an area such as the way Mont Dora has fashioned its city. I believe that Mont Dora has wise city planners and was quite lucky that 441 was not located directly near the downtown area. Wise city planning can help us increase property values and help attract business to the city.”And while Kim’s tactics and style may seem unusual or hard to follow, his priorities are not. He wants to help those that need help the most.“My platform is drawn from these three words: unity, compassion and innovation. A unity statement such as this is committed in advancing the equality of opportunity between all people within the community and fostering good relations between different people and cultures in the Apopka community. Furthermore, as Apopka continues towards rapid development, the city must also display compassion towards the less fortunate. We must balance our interests in real estate development between upper, middle and lower class homes.”Kim is an unorthodox candidate with a big heart and a lot of ideas to help Apopka. He may be the underdog for Seat#4, but his campaign will not soon be forgotten, no matter the outcome on March 15th. You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Please enter your name here CANDIDATE FEATURE – YOUNG KIM (Challenger for Seat#4)Young KimIn most political campaigns it’s not difficult to follow a candidate’s strategy. Most will focus on their strengths, on issues, point out their opponent’s flaws, or some combination of the above.Then there is Young Kim.Kim’s strategy is a bit more… enigmatic. Much like water in your hands it’s elusive. He seems more concerned with conveying the wishes of his supporters and citizens of Apopka than changing the minds of voters.He skipped a Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum because he says the public doesn’t like the timing, pricing or the format.He speaks in front of the City Council on matters he says citizens are concerned over, but apparently without much knowledge of the subject. Here is what he said last Wednesday:“It appears that one class of people is being effected and another class is not. There are rumors going about that agriculture is benefitting from the water rate changes and I don’t know if it’s true and it’s not what I’m stating, but it needs to be addressed.”When Mayor Joe Kilsheimer asked Kim if he had any basis to make that claim, he said no, but he has people who want him to make the claim.His tactics are unusual at a minimum for someone hoping to unseat a 39-year incumbent, but Kim seems unconcerned with standard operating procedure. He runs his campaign in his own image. He rides a bicycle to events. He speaks his mind. He shoots from the hip.He is Young Kim and he is running for Seat #4 of the Apopka City Commission.Kim and his family moved to Apopka in 1988. They own All-American Furniture near City Hall. Kim is the Manager. According to his website, he attended Forest Lake Academy and graduated from Apopka High School. He has a degree from The University of Central Florida in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in that subject as well from a German university. He also has a Law Degree from Florida A&M University.He explains his campaigning style with a very familiar phrase used by many before him, but Kim seems to add his own personality to it.“My campaign is grass roots,” he said “I have not received any major contributions from any large corporate interests or institutions. Fortunately, due to the small size of our community, a strictly grass root campaign can still be effective.”Kim sees himself as a person who better represents the diverse makeup of Apopka.“Apopka commissioners are not truly representative of the demographics of Apopka,” he said. “We have a very diverse group of people who make up our community. My participation in the campaign will help the city to realize that we need to unite Apopka. The city needs to focus their energies not only on special interest groups, but also the marginalized persons in our community.” Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
Share on Facebook Tweet on Twitter Please enter your comment! You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply By Trimmel Gomes, of the Public News Service – FL The Anatomy of Fear Please enter your name here TAGSAn Agenda for Florida WorkersFlorida Farmworkers Association Previous articleTo avoid humans, more wildlife now work the night shiftNext articleFDA adds Florida to the list of states recalling cut melon due to salmonella Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Groups representing workers say it has been years since they’ve had an ally in the governor’s mansion – as such, they’ve unveiled “An Agenda for Florida’s Workers,” to serve as a roadmap of priority issues for the legislature and incoming governor.This year’s agenda by groups such as the Miami Workers Center and Farmworker Association of Florida is quick to point out that while the state’s economy has been growing under Gov. Rick Scott, pay has been flat and living costs have been rising.So they’ve outlined a list of 11 key priorities that current and future leaders should address.Rich Templin, legislative and political director for the Florida AFL-CIO, says one of them has to do with repairing what he calls the state’s worst-in-the-nation unemployment insurance system.“Unemployed workers, people who are unemployed through no fault of their own and desperately need these lifeline benefit payments, they don’t qualify for them because quite frankly the legislature working with the business community rigged the system so that no one would qualify,” he states.The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, which processes unemployment claims, defends the program by sending those in need to its website, floridajobs.org.However, after major storms like Hurricane Irma, most Florida workers and businesses were unable to access disaster unemployment assistance.The workers’ agenda also calls attention to empowering local communities to fight against preemption rules.However, Moné Holder, senior program director of policy advocacy and research with the The New Florida Majority, says there was one issue that topped the workers’ collective agenda.“Definitely wages and work condition,” she stresses. “You know workers, they work really hard to provide services for everyday people as well as to provide for their families and they should have the opportunity to have financial freedom as well a being protected and safe at work.”The group says workers earning Florida’s minimum wage of $8.25 an hour barely make $17,000 a year, which is not enough to cover the basics in the state.A recent survey published by Credit Loan showed Floridians support raising the minimum wage by nearly $4.Other issues in “An Agenda for Florida’s Workers,” include protecting immigrant workers and expanding job opportunities for people with criminal records. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
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