Florida Legislators Propose $10.10 Minimum Wage For All Workers
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01/10/14 Robert Lorei
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Tags: minimum wage, Florida Legislator, Jean Souffrant, Yaneth Lombana

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Today Radioactivity explores how Florida Legislators have introduced Senate Bill 456 and House Bill 385. If passed, these bills would eliminate the tip credit and raise the minimum wage to $10.10 for tipped and non-tipped employees.

Florida’s minimum wage for tipped workers is currently $4.91 - these workers are employed mostly by the restaurant industry and do not receive stable pay. They are forced to live off tips.

Rob Lorei interviews ROC-Miami's Research & Policy Coordinator, Jean Souffrant and their Lead Coordinator, Yaneth Lombana.

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