Minimum Wage Increase
People were working for minimum wage in Florida will get a bump in the new year.
When the clock strikes midnight to ring in the new year, it will also ring in an increase for Florida and a dozen other states. On January 1st, 2014 Florida’s minimum wage will increase by 14 cents to $7.93 per hour, benefiting an estimated 416,000 low-wage workers in the state.
Senator Marco Rubio cast a controversial vote against the Violence Against Women Act Tuesday and followed that on Wednesday by telling CBS This Morning he doesn’t support having a minimum wage law.
The new year will ring in a new raise for Florida workers who make minimum wage.
Florida officials announced Monday that Florida’s minimum wage will be rising by 36 cents to $7.67 per hour starting January 1.