Sarasota Magazine: Florida’s Minimum Wage Will Rise to $15

By Cooper Levey-Baker
Sarasota Magazine, Nov 4, 2020

Supporters of Amendment 2, the effort to change the Florida constitution to raise the state’s minimum wage to $15, needed to earn more than 60 percent approval from the state’s voters on Tuesday, and they did it ...

Many low-wage workers, unions and other labor activists supported and campaigned on behalf of the hike. A coalition of business owners known as Florida Business for a Fair Minimum Wage also worked to pass the amendment. That group included five business leaders from Sarasota County, where the amendment earned the approval of 58.4 percent of voters. ...

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