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.
Miami Walmart workers plan to join thousands of their colleagues nationwide for a Black Friday protest demanding what they claim is a living wage.
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.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average continued Monday to flirt with an all-time record high, but while corporations and CEO’s are getting richer; the same can’t be said for the workers producing the materials for those corporations.
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.
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.