Call the number below and tell your legislator to stand up for living wage laws in Florida!
Message from Florida AFL-CIO
This Thursday, April 20th, your state senators will be voting on SB 534, a bill that would eliminate local living wage laws and prohibit local governments from passing worker friendly ordinances in their communities on public works projects.
SB 534 reaches its final committee stop in Senate Appropriations on Thursday, marking our last opportunity to stop this bad bill before it hits the Senate floor.
Call 855-910-8513 to be connected with a state senator on the Appropriations Committee and tell them to vote NO on SB 534.
SB 534, represents one of the biggest threats to local control and working families this session. This bill creates sweeping new preemptions on local governments, restricting their ability to enact and enforce local ordinances designed to help workers and local economic development efforts.
This would make local living wage, prevailing wage, apprenticeship program requirements and other ordinances illegal on public works projects.
Aside from being a massive overreach by Tallahassee into the decisions of local governments, this bill boils down to a pay cut for thousands of workers across the state.