In November 2020, Florida voters approved Florida’s Amendment 2 which increased Florida’s hourly minimum wage to $15 an hour.  Amendment 2 was crafted to include a gradual increase in Florida’s hourly minimum wage.

Accordingly, beginning on September 30, 2021, Florida’s hourly minimum wage will increase to $10 an hour.  On September 30. 2021, the

As I previously posted , Florida’s new $15 minimum wage (passed by voters) has to go through a legislative implementation process which may exclude certain businesses or certain employees.

And, I’m already hearing news that small businesses and business lobby groups are pushing back on Amendment 2 due to the COVID19 pandemic.  Specifically, businesses are

Happy New Year!  Notwithstanding that Cannabidiol (“CBD”), in various forms, has been for sale in Florida for years, 2020 is bringing new Florida rules and regulation to that marketplace.

Starting in January 2020, Florida’s Department of Agriculture now has the power to regulate and inspect CBD  products and wholesale and retail facilities that prepare and/or

Florida finally legalizes smokable medical marijuana.  See my post at Fox’s In the Weeds.


Dori K. Stibolt is a partner with the law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP.  Dori defends and counsels management in labor and employment litigation matters pertaining to wage and overtime claims, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, leave/restraint, and whistle-blower claims.  You can