Florida’s minimum wage to hit $7.79 in

October 15, 2012, Written by Douglas Hanks, Miami Herald – Inflation will boost Florida’s minimum wage by 12 cents an hour next year, to $7.79, the state’s labor agency announced Monday. Each year, Florida recalculates the minimum that employers must pay workers, using a federal measure of inflation to see if the wage must increase. Workers who receive tips have a different minimum wage, and that will increase from $4.65 an hour to $4.77 as of Jan 1, 2013.

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