• Reminder, the Minimum Wage increase effective Jan 1, 2019.   The rate is increasing to $8.46 an hour and at least $5.44 an hour for tipped employees. Effective Jan. 1, the minimum wage in Florida is $8.46, up from $8.25.  Florida’s 2.5-percent bump to $8.46 an hour is the result of a 2004 constitutional amendment that ties the minimum wage to the rate of inflation. The hike comes amidst a multi-year push by unions and advocacy groups to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour nationwide.
  • The Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association works to Protect, Education & Promote the hospitality industry.  As we prepare for the 2019 legislative session, we would like your feedback to help shape our legislative agenda. Please take this short survey so that we can better understand how these issues impact your business. Click here to take the survey.  

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