Minimum wage increases to $11 an hour on Sept. 30

File photo: People shop in Paddock Mall in Ocala, Fla. on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette] 2020.

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Posted September 13, 2022 | By Florida News Service

In the second increase under a 2020 constitutional amendment, Florida’s minimum wage will go to $11 an hour on Sept. 30.

The voter-approved amendment, spearheaded by prominent Orlando attorney John Morgan, will gradually lead to a $15-an-hour minimum wage on Sept. 30, 2026, and inflation-linked increases after that.

Under the measure, the minimum wage went to $10 an hour on Sept. 30, 2021, and will increase by $1 each Sept. 30 until 2026.