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Drew WilsonApril 2, 2018

Gov. Rick Scott announced Friday that Chinese solar panel company JinkoSolar is building a “state-of-the-art” manufacturing facility in Jacksonville. JinkoSolar’s expansion into the Sunshine State is the result of a deal with utility giant NextEra Energy to supply millions of solar panels to the company over the next four years. NextEra Energy is the parent […]

Phil AmmannSeptember 24, 2015

AT&T Florida is the latest major employer to join the Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce (FBCW) coalition, which seeks to end statewide LGBT discrimination in employment, housing, and public accommodations. Supported by more than 400 Florida businesses, the coalition is working to pass the Florida Competitive Workforce Act during the 2016 Legislative Session. The […]

Phil AmmannApril 30, 2015

Despite the Legislature failing this year to advance statewide discrimination protections for employment, housing, and public accommodations, equality for Florida’s workforce is more popular than ever. With the early dismissal of the House of Representatives on Tuesday, the Florida Competitive Workforce Act did not advance during the recently ended 2015 Florida Legislative Session. However, the number […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 25, 2015

Florida Realtors today announced joining the 23-member coalition of major employers to support legislation updating the state’s discrimination protections for employment, housing and public accommodations. As the newest member of Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce, Florida Realtors is the largest trade association in the state, with more than 140,000 members. They are part of a grassroots […]

Phil AmmannFebruary 24, 2015

On Tuesday, Florida reached a milestone in the growing battle for fair, equitable and competitive workplaces throughout the state. Florida Businesses for a Competitive Workforce announced more than 200 Florida employers — both large and small — have joined the fight to support passage of the Florida Competitive Workforce Act. State legislators are considering two […]


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