'Two sides to it': Workers and businesses at odds when it comes to Amendment 2

Here are some of the things that Odeimy Melendres would do if she earned $15 an hour: keep a savings account, go to a nice restaurant once in a while, and pay for needed medication her insurance doesn’t cover.For now, as a University of Miami janitor making $11.15 hourly, she lives month-to-month. Though Melendres is not yet a citizen and can’t vote, Wednesday she and about two dozen others rallied on Calle Ocho in favor of Amendment 2, a ballot initiative that would raise the minimum wage in Florida to $15 an hour.In November Floridians will decide whether to change the constitution and scrap…

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