Items Tagged with 'minimum wage'

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Low wages are major impediment to labor supply

January 16, 2015
Gov. Rick Snyder has made clear that one of his top priorities is career technical education for the skilled trades, particularly in construction, manufacturing and agriculture. Read More

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