Richard Florida

Rotman School of Management

University of Toronto

@richard_florida Website

Richard Florida is University Professor at University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and School of Cities, where he also serves as chief urbanist in the Creative Destruction Lab. He is a distinguished fellow at New York University where he created the Urban Lab in the Schack Institute of Real Estate.

Photo by Zanetti Photography.

Vote History

Statement Vote Confidence Comments
Amazon’s new $15 per hour minimum wage will force other companies to follow suit. Agree 5 “I think Amazon’s move to a $15 minimum wage signals a change in the environment. It is likely due to mounting competition for talent in a tight labor market, and it may also be about trying to reposition the company as a better employer. Regardless, I think more companies, especially large companies, will follow suit.”