Florida Voters Support Local Minimum Wages and Believe the Florida Constitution Gives Cities the Power to Raise Wages

The Florida Supreme Court is considering hearing a case that would determine whether cities in Florida can raise the minimum wage above the state’s level of $8.25. New polling reveals that more than two out of three Florida voters believe that Florida cities should be allowed to raise the minimum wage beyond the state’s $8.25 level. In addition, by a two-to-one margin, Florida voters think that the Florida Constitution gives cities the power to enact higher local minimum wage laws.

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Laura Huizar

Immigrant Worker Justice Program Director, National Employment Law Project