Florida’s Minimum Wage Increased to $7.21
The federal minimum wage in Florida increased to $7.21 effective January 1, 2009 or $288.00 per week for a 40 hour work week. This will be increased in July to $7.25.
If you earn tips, you are to get a direct wage of $4.19 per hour which is the Florida state minimum wage minus $3.02 “tip credit.”
If you are not being paid for the hours you worked or are not being paid the correct minimum, you may have a wage and hour case against your employer. To find out if you have a case against your employer, contact Nancy Cavey, of Cavey and Barrett, Tampa St. Petersburg wage and hour lawyers, for a no-obligation wage rights audit.
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