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Florida minimum wage will go to $12 an hour on September 30

Florida’s minimum wage will increase to $12 an hour on Sept. 30, as the state continues carrying out a constitutional amendment.
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New documentary Americonned will be screened in St. Pete

Interview with Sean Claffey is the director and producer of Americonned, a new documentary film about the middle class in America.
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Moffit Cancer Center will offer free skin cancer screening on select dates in July Sunny weather makes Florida a hotspot for skin cancer, with rates higher than the national average. A  Florida doctor speaks about...
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Gov. Ron DeSantis signs a bill that lets professional baseball players get paid less than minimum wage in Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis signs a bill that lets professional baseball players get paid less than minimum wage in Florida.
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Proposal to pay baseball players less than minimum wage narrowly advances in Florida Senate

A new bill might make it legal for Minor League Baseball players in Florida to be paid less than minimum wage.
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Minor League Baseball players in Florida could take a hit to their minimum wage

Minor league baseball players would be exempt from Florida’s voter-approved minimum wage law under a state Senate proposal.

Florida faces challenges on its Medicaid minimum wage

Three healthcare groups challenged the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration about direct care workers getting a minimum of $15/hour.
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Florida has a problem with minimum wage violations and it could get worse

Florida’s minimum wage is set to increase to $11/hour. But wage theft is rampant because the minimum wage law isn't always be enforced.
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St. Petersburg plans to expand $15 minimum wage to all city workers

St. Petersburg Mayor Ken Welch announced yesterday a $15 minimum wage for all part-time workers employed by the city, expanding on a policy from 2015 that ensured a $15 minimum wage for all full-time and...
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Florida low-wage workers strike for a national $15/hour minimum

Low-wage workers in Tampa and across the state are striking to demand a national minimum wage of fifteen dollars an hour.

No labor shortage for Florida woman who pays employees $15 an hour

One Florida business owner is saying labor shortage? What labor shortage? Valhalla Resale in Tampa’s Seminole Heights neighborhood said its number of applicants doubled while the federal unemployment assistance blamed for creating a hiring crisis...

Floridians gather to protest senate bill exempting felons and workers under 21 from $15 minimum wage

Floridians gathered outside the St. Petersburg Office of State Sen. Jeff Brandes Tuesday to protest legislation that would exempt felons and workers under 21 from getting a $15 minimum wage. Opponents of the bill say...

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