The Counter: Florida joins seven other states in enacting a $15 minimum wage

By Sam Bloch
The Counter, Nov 4, 2020

... When Florida voted to re-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday, it also achieved a long-sought victory for labor unions, low-wage workers, and even some small-business owners: Voters in the Sunshine State passed an amendment to raise its minimum wage to $15 an hour. ...

Florida Business for a Fair Minimum Wage, a new coalition of over 160 business owners and executives that backed Amendment 2, praised the win, saying in a statement on its website that a higher minimum wage boosts consumer buying power and improves work productivity by reducing turnover. ...

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