Minimum Wage Increase Goes Into Effect In 2019

(Tallahassee, FL)  --  The minimum wage is going up in the new year.  The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity says the change goes into effect January 1st of 2019.  

The increase is 21 cents per hour, making base minimum wage 8.46 an hour.  

This is the most significant minimum wage increase for the state since 2012.

Amazon Raises Minimum Wage To $15/Hour Today
Amazon Raises Minimum Wage To $15/Hour Today
The online retailer also plans to hire over 100,000 seasonal workers at the new pay rate.


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