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Florida passed an amendment to increase the minimum wage from $8.56/hour to $15/hour by 2026, a total increase of 75.2%. No plan exists to help providers meet or exceed these wage requirements or endure the ever-increasing cost of operating and maintaining compliance standards set by the state of Florida.
Why It’s Important
Direct Support Professionals should not be minimum wage jobs. Without increased funding for providers like The Arc Jacksonville, we face a looming crisis. Click here to view more information on this important issue.