The owner of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods stores said Wednesday that it will boost pay for its U.S. workers to at least $9 per hour.
People were working for minimum wage in Florida will get a bump in the new year.
People were working for minimum wage in the state will get a bump in the new year.
Florida’s lowest-paid workers will get a raise Jan. 1, but a higher minimum wage sought by state and national Democrats doesn’t appear on the immediate legislative horizon.
Election Day less than a week away, so CBS4 News has teamed up with PolitiFact Florida to fact-check the statements made by both major gubernatorial candidates.
After the idea died during the 2014 legislative session, a state legislator from Miami has said he’ll try again to have the state’s minimum wage raised to $10.10 an hour.
Vice President Joe Biden will join former Governor Charlie Crist for campaign appearances Monday at Broward College’s Coconut Creek campus and a Boca Raton synagogue.
The fastest growing segment of the electorate has made its voice heard in the Florida governor’s race.
Raise the minimum wage and banning discrimination of gay and transgendered employees would be some of the first things Charlie Crist would do if he’s elected governor this November.
Not many political issues enjoy a broad base of bipartisan support, but one such issue in the state of Florida is raising the minimum wage.