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(Source: CBS4)

Fla. House Bill Targeting Minimum Wage And Sick Leave

A Florida House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent local governments and voters from setting local minimum wages, setting policies on items like earned sick leave, and bar preference for local government contracts based on wages or compensation.

CBS Miami–03/07/2013

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Rubio Opposes Minimum Wage Law

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.

CBS Miami–02/13/2013

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Opinion: Romney’s Middle Class Economic Plan: Work More, Make Less

Mitt Romney’s economic plan basically says if you make $22.50 an hour with benefits, you make too much money; and if you make $22.5 million, then you pay too much in taxes.


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Fla. Minimum Wage Increasing Jan. 1

The new year will ring in a new raise for Florida workers who make minimum wage.


(Source: CBS4)

New Year To Bring New Florida Laws

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.



Fla. Minimum Wage Increasing Jan. 1

Florida officials announced Monday that Florida’s minimum wage will be rising by 36 cents to $7.67 per hour starting January 1.


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Minimum Wage Up To $7.31 Wednesday

If you get paid the minimum wage in Florida, you’re getting a raise starting Wednesday, June 1.



Florida’s Minimum Wage On The Rise June 1

If you get paid the minimum wage in Florida, you’re about to get a raise.


(Source: AP)

Labor Dept. Continues To Crack Down On Restaurants Underpaying Workers

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.



Lawsuit Successfully Increases Fla. Minimum Wage

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.





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