Mayor Jane Castor Announced $15 Hour Minimum Wage for City of Tampa Employees

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Today, Mayor Jane Castor, alongside ATU, SEIU, West Central Florida Labor Council, and Councilmember Dingfelder made an announcement that starting October 1st, all new and existing City of Tampa employees will receive a minimum $15 hour.


“It’s just the right thing to do,” said Mayor Jane Castor. “Sustainability is about more than the environment, it’s about the economy and the quality of life of those who live and work in Tampa. Growing the talent that we need to ensure a strong future for Tampa means paying our workers a living wage. 


“Here in Tampa, we are a city that recognizes and values the dignity of work. Hard work and diversity built this city and we’re going to make sure that people are rewarded for it.”