minimum wage law

Employment Law Update

Employers need to be aware of a new tool in the plaintiff’s employment lawyer’s arsenal: the Florida Minimum Wage Law (FMWL).

Although Florida voters passed the law in 2004 as an amendment to Florida’s Constitution, codified at Article X, Section 24, Florida Constitution, it has been largely ignored by the plaintiff’s bar until recently.  The legislative implementation of the constitutional provision is found at §448.110, Florida Statutes.

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