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New Minimum Wage in Florida Effective September 30, 2022

September 8, 2022

FLORIDA – On September 30, 2022, the minimum hourly wage in Florida will be increased to $11.00. For tipped employees, Florida employers are permitted to take a tip credit of up to $3.02 per hour. Thus, the minimum hourly rate for eligible tipped employees will be $6.98, in addition to tips.

Keep in mind that Florida requires employers to prominently display posters regarding Florida’s minimum wage. To ensure compliance, employers should update and display posters with the new information.

For future reference, Florida’s minimum wage is set to increase every year on September 30, until it reaches $15.00 on September 30, 2026. 

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SMM Law specializes in labor and employment law, and managing partner Suhaill M. Morales has extensive experience representing employers.

SMM Law P.A. Managing Partner Suhaill M. Morales Recognized as 2022 Super Lawyer

June 24, 2022

FLORIDA – SMM Law P.A., a labor and employment law firm, is proud to announce that its Managing Partner, Suhaill M. Morales, has been recognized as a “Florida Super Lawyer” by Super Lawyers magazine.

Attorneys are selected for this honor through a statewide nomination process, peer review by practice area and independent research on candidates. The rigorous process is designed to identify lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. Only 5% of the attorneys in Florida are selected for inclusion in “Super Lawyers.”

Previously, Suhaill was recognized as a “Florida Rising Star” every year from 2016 to 2020. This list recognizes the top up-and-coming attorneys in Florida who are 40 years old or younger, or who have been practicing for 10 years or less. Only 2.5% of the lawyers in Florida are named to the Rising Stars list.

About Super Lawyers
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