Gulfshore Business: Florida Business Coalition Backing Amendment 2 Grows to More than 150 Businesses

Gulfshore Business, Business Daily, Oct 30, 2020

... FLORIDA BUSINESS COALITION BACKING AMENDMENT 2 GROWS TO MORE THAN 150 BUSINESSES

A growing coalition of more than 150 business owners across Florida is calling for passage of Amendment 2, which would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 by 2026. Florida Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, which includes restaurants, retail, manufacturers, tourism, personal services, construction, and more, says minimum wage increases will boost consumer spending, strengthen Florida’s workforce and help the economy. If passed – with a 60% majority required for approval – Amendment 2 will increase Florida’s minimum wage from $8.56 to $10 per hour effective Sept. 30, 2021, and then by $1 each year until it reaches $15 on Sept. 30, 2026. ...

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