As you recover from that New-Year’s hangover, you can think about some of the new state laws that take effect with the new year. Everything from how much some people make, to the unemployment people get, and even to the tattoos they might consider are covered by new state laws.
Florida officials announced Monday that Florida’s minimum wage will be rising by 36 cents to $7.67 per hour starting January 1.
If you get paid the minimum wage in Florida, you’re getting a raise starting Wednesday, June 1.
If you get paid the minimum wage in Florida, you’re about to get a raise.
The U.S. Department of Labor reported that the department is continuing its Fair Labor Standards Act initiative in Florida focused on restaurants that may be underpaying its workers and failing to properly pay them when they work more than 40 hours in a workweek.
The state of Florida will have to increase the state’s minimum wage to $7.31 on June 1 after a judge in Leon County found the state miscalculated the rate.
A bill that would change the way the state calculates its minimum wage is ready go to the full Senate, after approval Tuesday by the Budget Committee.
Changes may be coming to the state’s minimum wage law under a measure that narrowly made it way through the House committee Tuesday.