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Florida Minimum Wage: What you need to know

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Employers that violate the Florida minimum wage laws may be subject to a civil lawsuit by the employee. A prevailing employee may recover double the amount of wages owed as well as attorney's fees and costs. Employers that willfully violate the minimum wage provisions may be required to pay a fine of $1,000 for each violation. An employee must file a claim within 4 years of the violation or 5 years if the violation is willful.
Employers covered by the Florida minimum wage must post a notice of the Florida minimum wage in a conspicuous and accessible place in each establishment where covered employees work (FL Stat. Sec. 448.109). This poster requirement is in addition to the federal requirement to post a notice of the federal minimum wage. Florida’s minimum wage poster is available for downloading in English and in Spanish from the Department of Economic Opportunity’s website at http://www.floridajobs.org.
Employers that are covered by the FLSA must post a notice outlining the federal requirements. The federal poster is available from the U.S. Department of Labor website at http://www.dol.gov.
The federal notice is also available from:
Jacksonville District Office
U.S. Department of Labor
ESA Wage and Hour Division
400 West Bay Street, Room 956, Box 017
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904-359-9292
866-487-9243 (toll-free)

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