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Florida Adopts $15.00 Minimum Wage [The Employer Lawyers]


  • November 18, 2020
  • /   Rachel D. Gebaide, Morey Raiskin & Rasheem Johnson
  • /   The Employer Lawyers,Blogs,Labor & Employment Law
Labor & Employment

Lowndes attorneys Rachel D. Gebaide, Morey Raiskin and Rasheem Johnson discuss what employers need to know about Florida's minimum wage increase following approval of Amendment 2.


By: Rachel D. Gebaide, Morey Raiskin and Rasheem Johnson

On November 3, 2020, Florida voters approved Amendment 2, which raises the state minimum wage to $15.00.

The increase goes into effect over time, with the minimum wage increasing to $8.65, as planned, on January 1, 2021, and then increasing to $10.00 on September 30, 2021. Thereafter, the minimum wage will increase by $1.00 per year until the minimum wage reaches $15.00.

Florida employers may continue to take a $3.02 tip credit towards the minimum wage payable to their tipped employees.  [...]

This is an excerpt from a blog post originally written on The Employer Lawyers. To read the entire post, click here.

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