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.