Monica Russo, executive vice president for SEIU 1199, a union representing workers in Miami, speaks alongside state Sen. Jose-Javier Rodriguez at an Oct. 15 press conference in support of higher wages for Miami workers. Florida’s annual minimum wage increase, tied to increases in inflation, kicks in Jan. 1. It will climb from $8.25 to $8.46.
Monica Russo, executive vice president for SEIU 1199, a union representing workers in Miami, speaks alongside state Sen. Jose-Javier Rodriguez at an Oct. 15 press conference in support of higher wages for Miami workers. Florida’s annual minimum wage increase, tied to increases in inflation, kicks in Jan. 1. It will climb from $8.25 to $8.46. Rob Wile rwile@miamiherald.com
Monica Russo, executive vice president for SEIU 1199, a union representing workers in Miami, speaks alongside state Sen. Jose-Javier Rodriguez at an Oct. 15 press conference in support of higher wages for Miami workers. Florida’s annual minimum wage increase, tied to increases in inflation, kicks in Jan. 1. It will climb from $8.25 to $8.46. Rob Wile rwile@miamiherald.com

Rob Wile covers business, tech, and the economy in South Florida. He is a graduate of Northwestern’s Medill School of Journalism. He grew up in Chicago.