The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced that the minimum wage in the state of Florida will be increased to $8.10 effective January 1, 2017. If you have already forwarded reappointment forms for the Spring term, they will be automatically updated to the new minimum wage amount. If you have not yet sent re-appointments or will be sending new appointments effective after January 1, 2017, please use the new minimum wage amount for the rate of pay.
Employees working at the minimum wage rate of pay will see this increase in their January 31, 2017 paycheck. For more information about this announcement feel free to look over the announcement on the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s website or click here Florida’s Minimum Wage