Tell him or her that they just got a raise.
Florida's minimum wage has gone up for 2013 to $7.79 per hour. That's a 12 cent hike from last year.
By law, the agency responsible for the state's economic, workforce and community development efforts is required to recalculate the minimum rate each year, based on the federal consumer price index.
According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, the rate for tipped employees, such as servers, is now $4.77 hourly.