Florida’s Minimum Wage to Rise 14 Cents in 2014

By: Rachel D. Gebaide and Timothy C. Haughee

October 15, 2013

The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (“DEO”) has announced that the minimum wage in Florida will increase by 14 cents from $7.79 to $7.93 per hour on January 1, 2014. The minimum wage for employees who earn tips will increase by 14 cents from $4.77 to $4.91 per hour.

The DEO is required to publish the new state minimum wage on its website by October 15th of each year (http://www.floridajobs.org), to be effective the following January 1st. The annual calculation is based on the percentage increase…to read the article in full click here.

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