Fishkind Conversations: A Raise In Florida’s Minimum Wage?
One of the issues facing Florida voters on November 3rd is whether to raise the state’s minimum wage.
Amendment 2 would boost the hourly minimum wage from $8.56 to $10 next September, and then bump it up by an additional dollar per year until it reaches $15 dollars an hour by 2026.
90.7’s economic analyst Hank Fishkind says the outcome of raising the minimum wage is a mixed bag…but he tells 90.7’s Nicole Darden Creston that, all things considered, he thinks it’s a good move for Florida.
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