By: Michael J. Lufkin FLORIDA MINIMUM WAGE INCREASE EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2020 On October 16, 2019, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) announced that, effective January 1, 2020, the minimum wage in the State of Florida will increase by $0.10 from $8.46 per hour to $8.56. This increase is tied to the DEO’s obligation under Florida law to readjust the state’s... read more