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File Number: 050672
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File Number: 050672 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-414-05 Control: County Commission
File Name: CARGO COMPANIES OPERATING AT MIA COMPLY WITH LIVING WAGE Introduced: 3/9/2005
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 4/5/2005
Agenda Date: 4/5/2005 Agenda Item Number: 11A19
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING COUNTY MANAGER TO PROVIDE THE COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT AND ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION COMMITTEE (CEERC) A REPORT REGARDING THE ADMINISTRATIVE DECISION TO REQUIRE CARGO COMPANIES OPERATING AT MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT TO COMPLY WITH LIVING WAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR IN-WAREHOUSE CARGO EMPLOYEES AT THE MEETING OF MAY 10, 2005; AND URGING THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO PASS MINIMUM WAGE LEGISLATION TO IMPLEMENT THE MINIMUM WAGE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT [SEE ORIGINAL ITEM UNDER FILE NO. 050662]
Indexes: LIVING WAGE
Sponsors: Natacha Seijas, Prime Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 4/5/2005 11A19 Adopted P

County Attorney 3/9/2005 Assigned Eric A. Rodriguez 3/9/2005

Community Empowerment & Econ. Revitalization Cmte. 3/8/2005 2B AMENDED Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation with committee amendment(s) P
REPORT: Commissioner Seijas presented and provided an overview of the foregoing proposed resolution. In response to Commissioner Sorenson’s comments regarding minimum wage, Assistant County Attorney Jess McCarty stated that the legislature during the upcoming legislative session would consider the implementation of legislation consistent with the minimum wage constitutional amendment passed last fall. Commissioner Sorenson stated that the County should consider including the minimum wage issue into the County’s legislative package. She felt that it was a critical issue for this county and this Commission should urge the Florida Legislature to implement minimum wage legislation consistent with the minimum wage constitutional amendment. The Committee forwarded the foregoing proposed resolution as amended to urge the Florida Legislature to adopt minimum wage legislation consistent with the constitutional amendment and direct the Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to the Chair and members of the Miami-Dade County State Legislative Delegation. In addition, this information should be included in the County’s 2005 State Legislative Package.

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