Miami-Dade Legislative Item
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.

Legislative Text


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

BODY
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners on May 11, 1999, enacted Ordinance 99-44 establishing a Living Wage requirement for specified County service contracts, specified permittees and for County employees, which was codified in the County Code as Section 2-8.9; and had an effective date of November 11, 1999; and
WHEREAS, on September 12, 2002, the Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance 02-147 amending the Living Wage Ordinance to include additional aeronautical service providers at Aviation Department facilities including Miami International Airport; and
WHEREAS, an administrative decision to require providers of in-warehouse cargo services to comply with the requirements of the Living Wage Ordinance has raised questions among service providers at Miami International Airport that a report can assist in addressing,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. The County Manager is hereby directed 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 Ordinance requirements for in-warehouse cargo employees at the meeting of May 10, 2005. The report shall at least identify the specific provisions of the Living Wage Ordinance being applied to in-warehouse cargo services and if deemed advisable, include suggested language to clarify the application of the Living Wage Ordinance and note any additional areas of concern for consideration by CEERC. The County Manager shall also invite members of the Living Wage Commission to attend and provide comments on these issues at the May 10, 2005 CEERC meeting.
Section 2. This Board urges the Florida Legislature to adopt minimum wage legislation consistent with the intent of the constitutional amendment.
Section 3. The Clerk of the Board is directed to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to the Chair and members of the Miami- Dade County State Legislative Delegation.
Section 4. This Board directs the County's state lobbyists to advocate for the passage of the legislation set forth in section 2 above, and directs the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to include this item in the state legislative package.



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