Tuesday, 03 January 2017 10:08

Business Groups Sue To Block Miami Beach Min. Wage Hike

A living wage ordinance passed by the city of Miami Beach in June drew a legal challenge Wednesday from three of Florida's leading business organizations, who say the measure, which requires a $13.31 minimum rate citywide by 2021, directly violates state law.

The lawsuit, filed in state court in Miami by the Florida Retail Federation, the Florida Chamber of Commerce and the Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association, along with three businesses that run a supermarket and two 7-Eleven convenience stores in Miami Beach, seeks a declaratory... read more

By Nathan Hale

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