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Florida announces $8.65 Minimum Wage for 2021
On October 15, 2020, Florida announced the new minimum wage rate of $8.65 per hour for 2021. Florida’s minimum wage rate is adjusted annually to reflect changes in the cost of living. The minimum hourly rate for tipped employees in Florida will be $5.63 per hour in 2021. Florida law requires the Florida Department of......
HR Fitness for 2020 – Needed HR Actions for the New Year
NEW YEAR?  BRING IT!   Put some of that post-holiday energy into your HR process … you can make it easier to get out of the office in time to hit the gym!  Here is a 7 step checklist to make sure HR is prepared for an efficient, organized, successful new year: Step One: Review your......
New Florida Minimum Wage poster for 2020
Effective January 1, 2020, the Florida minimum wage will rise ten cents to $8.56 per hour. Similarly, the minimum wage rate for tipped employees will increase from $5.44 to $5.54 per hour. All Florida employers should prepare now by downloading the new poster and post it on the employee bulletin board on or about January......
2019 Florida Minimum Wage Increase
Don’t Forget – Workplace Posters Must Be Updated! On October 24, 2018, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the 2019 Florida minimum wage will be increased from $8.25 to $8.46 per hour, effective January 1, 2019. The agency is mandated to calculate a minimum wage rate each year based on the percentage increase.....
2018 Florida Minimum Wage Poster released
On October 13, 2017, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the 2018 Florida minimum wage will be increased to $8.25 per hour, effective January 1, 2018. The agency is mandated to calculate a minimum wage rate each year based on the percentage increase in the federal Consumer Price Index in the South Region......
Uniform Deduction Policy violation at Life Time Fitness costs $976k
MINNEAPOLIS – Life Time Fitness, a Minnesota-based company, has agreed to pay 15,909 employees nationwide a total of $976,765 – $488,229 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages – after a federal investigation found the employer violated federal minimum wage requirements at its health clubs and fitness center locations in 26 st...
new 2017 Florida Minimum Wage Poster published
Tallahassee, FL – The 2017 Florida minimum wage is $8.10 per hour, effective January 1, 2017. Florida law requires the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to calculate a minimum wage rate each year. The annual calculation is based on the percentage increase in the federal Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Worker...
2016 Florida Minimum Wage Poster
All Florida employers are required to update its state minimum wage poster on January 1, 2016.  The Florida minimum wage remains at $8.05 per hour, effective January 1, 2016.  Florida law requires the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to calculate a minimum wage rate each year.  Download the new poster for free here.  Spanish poster......
New 2016 Florida Minimum Wage Poster
The Florida minimum wage will remain at $8.05 per hour, effective January 1, 2016.  Florida law requires the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to calculate a minimum wage rate each year.  The annual calculation is based on the percentage increase in the federal Consumer Price Index. Action item: All Florida employers need to download th...
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