Items Tagged with 'minimum wage'
LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has signed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise Michigan's minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers, finalizing an unprecedented Republican-backed legislative maneuver that opponents vowed to challenge in court. Read More
LANSING — The Michigan Court of Appeals has ordered that an initiative to raise the state's minimum wage to $12 be placed on the November ballot, rejecting the restaurant industry's challenges to petition signatures and how the measure is written. Read More
LANSING — Advocates for restaurant workers have launched a 2018 ballot drive to gradually raise the state's minimum wage to $12 an hour, saying the growing industry is not paying enough to employees — including those who earn tips. Read More