Florida has been given new laws that will take effect in 2021. Florida citizens will see a nine-cent pay increase in the minimum wage beginning in 2021. However, this increase in minimum wage will not increase to $15 until 2026.
Additionally, on January 1, 2021, Florida employers will begin utilizing the federal E-verify system or collecting I-9 forms to examine the immigration status of newly hired employees. Florida residents are split on this issue.
The state minimum wage will increase each September as follows: