TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) – People were working for minimum wage in Florida will get a bump in the new year.READ MORE: 'I'll Die In Haiti': Mass Deportations Of Haitians Migrants Living At Makeshift Camp Near Texas Border Underway
On January 1st, 2015 it’s scheduled to go to $8.05 an hour. The new minimum wage for tipped employees will go up to $5.03 an hour.
The 12-cent increase is the result of a 2004 constitutional amendment which requires the wage to be readjusted each year based on the rate of inflation.READ MORE: Arsht Center To Require Vaccinations, Negative COVID Tests For Audience Members
The state’s minimum wage has gone up nearly $3 since voters approved the amendment.
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