Orlando trial lawyer firm spent $4.6 million to finance the campaign to increase the minimum wage in Florida from $8.56 to $15. This ballot initiative is approved with 60% vote by Floridians. Senator Jeff Brandes' new legislation proposal seeks to reduce the wage for workders under age 21, convicted felons and other hard to hire employees. Even though this is just an initiative for now, this bill needs to be kept an eye on because Florida senate and house are controlled by GOP, Senator Jeff Brandes party.
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