September 1, 2014

Tuesday's Daily Pulse

What you need to know about Florida today

| 11/6/2012

› Tens of thousands of Citizens policyholders face deadline to find other insurer
As millions of Floridians head to the polls on Tuesday, about 175,000 homeowners will face another stark choice: Stay with Citizens Property Insurance Corp., or allow a smaller private company to take over their policy.

› Did Florida-based company avoid paying overtime?
Maria Cruz's work schedule for cleaning large retail stores was easy to understand -- seven days a week, eight hours per day. But the way she says her employer accounted for those hours wasn't as simple.

› More arts, stronger economy, new research finds
The economic impact of the arts is soaring in Broward County, and stronger support for the arts could boost the economy further, creating jobs and helping small businesses grow, a new study has found.

› Sun Hydraulics profits fall
Sun Hydraulics Corp.’s third-quarter profits fell 23 percent from the same period a year ago, impacted by a slowing economy both in Europe and Asia and in North America. Sales dropped 8 percent.

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