TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/NSF) – Minimum-wage workers in Florida will get a little more in their paychecks in 2019.READ MORE: COVID ‘Long Haulers’ Reporting Relief From Symptoms After Receiving Vaccine
The state’s minimum wage will be $8.46 an hour as of Tuesday, up from $8.25 an hour in 2018.
The minimum wage for tipped employees will be at least $5.44 an hour, up from $5.23 an hour in 2018.READ MORE: NASA Makes History With Helicopter Ingenuity's First Flight On Mars
Florida voters in 2004 approved a constitutional amendment establishing a state minimum wage that is higher than the federal minimum wage. The state minimum wage increases because it is tied to inflation.
The federal minimum wage is $7.25 an hour.MORE NEWS: World War II-Era Plane Crashes Into Ocean Filled With People During Cocoa Beach Air Show
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