The Fair Wage and Benefits Amendment
did not make the November 6, 2012 ballot
in the state of Florida
as an initiated constitutional amendment
. If enacted, this measure would have established many different gradients of prevailing minimum wages based of the federal General Schedule (GS) Standard for Each Category of Employment Field. The amendment was introduced by Fair Wage and Benefits Committee on July 21, 2009.
Path to the ballot
- See also: Florida signature requirements
In order to qualify for the 2012 ballot supporters are required to collect a minimum of 676,811 valid signatures by the February 1, 2012 petition drive deadline. The petition was not submitted to the Florida Secretary of State by the deadline.