AFL-CIO Florida Will U.S. Supreme Court's Union Ruling Have Any Impact In Florida? By Sascha Cordner • Jun 27, 2018 supremecourt.gov A U.S. Supreme Court ruling may have dealt a major blow to labor unions across the country. But, does it have any impact in Florida? Florida Legislature Poised To Add New Hurdles To Raise Taxes By Shawn Mulcahy • Feb 27, 2018 The Florida Channel The Florida Legislature is on track to make raising taxes more difficult. A measure proposing a boost in requirements for increasing taxes is on its way to the Senate floor. Rep. Jones, Gillum Speak Out Against Preemption Law By Shawn Mulcahy • Jan 11, 2018 Shawn Mulcahy / WFSU-FM Democrats Rep. Shevrin Jones (D-West Park) and Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum are speaking out against preemption policies. They’re pushing back against what they view as quote “the war on local communities.” AFL-CIO Passing The Digital Hat For Irma Victims By Jim Ash • Sep 15, 2017 laborsouthflorida.org The Florida AFL-CIO is still determining how many of its approximately 1 million active members, retirees and their families were impacted by Hurricane Irma.