Items Tagged with 'minimum wage'


New minimum wage now in effect

What was $7.40 an hour is now $8.15 in Michigan.

August 29, 2014
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) As of Monday, the minimum wage rate in Michigan has gone up from $7.40 to $8.15 an hour. Read More

What’s so bad about a minimum wage?

July 4, 2014
From Seattle to Boston, governments are raising minimum wages. The only debate seems to be how high it should go. Read More

5 facts to know about Michigan's minimum wage increase

May 29, 2014
LANSING — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation recently to raise the state's minimum wage to $9.25 an hour by 2018, as Republicans controlling the state government moved to head off a November ballot measure that could have raised pay even more. Here are five facts to know about the impact on Michigan workers and the ballot drive: Read More

Gov. Snyder signs law increasing minimum wage

May 28, 2014
LANSING — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed a bill on Tuesday night to boost the minimum wage and avert a ballot initiative to raise the wage higher. Read More

Restaurant association hits minimum wage proposal

The $2.65 tip worker minimum would eventually go to $9.50.

February 14, 2014
The Michigan Restaurant Association wasted no time last week in responding to a new push to raise the Michigan minimum wage — including the minimum paid to workers in bars and restaurants whose compensation is largely tips. Read More

Workers rally for increase in Michigan minimum wage

September 2, 2013
DETROIT — A recurring call to raise the minimum wage has returned in the run up to Labor Day, in the form of national rallies and a new report that finds Michigan ranks second to worst among states for wage growth during the past 30 years. Read More