Florida minimum wage set to rise Monday

Ahead of an expected City Council vote fast-food workers and their supporters held a rally outside New York City Hall in May 2017

Ahead of an expected City Council vote fast-food workers and their supporters held a rally outside New York City Hall in May 2017

The average FTSE 100 cmpany chief has seen an 11 percent rise in median total pay in just 2015-2016, and now earns £4.35 million per year - compared to £1.23 million when the national minimum wage was first introduced - that's an increase of 354 percent.

Under a state constitutional amendment passed by voters in 2004, the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity adjusts the wage each year based on changes in a federal consumer price index.

Workers in Long Island will have a minimum wage bump to $11/an hour.

Assemblyman Andy Goodell, R-Jamestown, said many economic studies have been done that show there will be a loss of entry-level jobs as the wages in NY state increase.

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Ohio's minimum wage is going to raise beginning on January 1, 2018. The reality is that in today's low unemployment arena many businesses are paying more than the proposed minimum wage to retain employees and are willing to pay more for those with greater skill sets. The increase will be phased in over a longer period for workers in the rest of the state. Then, the wage will increase according to a formula.

"In many cases, our employers are paying beyond minimum wage", he said. The minimum wage in Nassau, Suffolk and Westchester counties will increase to $11, while upstate NY will see the minimum wage increase to $10.40.

The statewide minimum wage will increase to $15 an hour for other workers, but on a different schedule than the one established for fast-food employees. "Wages continue to increase in Chautauqua County because we're continuing to see economic development". Tipped employees must be paid at least $5 an hour by employers. The new employee scheduling regulations that are now in a public comment period, adds additional costs, paperwork and scheduling challenges to the backs of employers.

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