Florida's GOP Chairman, Incoming Speaker Fight Amendment 2 Which Would Boost Minimum WageTwo state Republican leaders added their voices Monday in opposition to a proposed constitutional amendment that would gradually boost the minimum wage to $15 an hour in Florida.
McDonald's Employees To Demand $15 An Hour, Union Rights In Thursday StrikeMcDonald's workers and community members across Florida will be striking on Thursday in an effort to get their wages raised to $15 an hour in addition to fighting for union rights.
New Year Means New Laws In Effect Across FloridaIt’s a brand new year and that means there are new laws in effect across the Sunshine State.
Florida Minimum Wage Proposal Tops Signature ThresholdBackers of a proposed constitutional amendment that would gradually increase Florida’s minimum wage to $15 an hour have topped the required number of valid petition signatures to get on the November 2020 ballot.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis Criticizes Minimum Wage ProposalGov. Ron DeSantis on Monday questioned a proposal to increase Florida’s minimum wage through the constitutional amendment process, warning about effects on the restaurant industry.
Florida Minimum Wage Hike Doesn’t Draw Arguments In Supreme CourtThe Florida Supreme Court will not hold oral arguments on a proposed constitutional amendment that would increase the state’s minimum wage, after it did not receive any briefs on the issue.
Workers Rally In Tallahassee For Higher Minimum WageAmid a ballot drive to raise Florida’s minimum wage, dozens of fast-food workers, airport employees and other people in low-wage jobs gathered Monday at the Capitol to call for an increase.
Minimum Wage Measure Ready For Florida Supreme CourtA proposed constitutional amendment that would raise Florida’s minimum wage has cleared its first hurdle.
Signatures Pile Up For Minimum Wage IncreaseA political committee backing a proposed constitutional amendment that would increase the minimum wage in Florida is moving toward meeting an initial threshold for getting the measure on the 2020 ballot.
Revamped Florida Supreme Court Rejects Minimum Wage CaseIn the first major demonstration of an ideological shift on the revamped Florida Supreme Court, justices Tuesday refused to consider an appeal in a Miami Beach minimum-wage lawsuit that a former liberal-leaning majority of the court had scheduled to hear next month.
Attorney John Morgan Pushing For Minimum Wage Hike In FloridaAfter spearheading efforts to pass a 2016 constitutional amendment that broadly legalized medical marijuana, Orlando attorney John Morgan said Tuesday he is moving ahead with a ballot drive aimed at gradually raising Florida’s minimum wage to $15 an hour.