Items Tagged with 'minimum wage'


Bank raising minimum wage to $18 an hour

August 7, 2019
A bank with a large West Michigan presence is raising its minimum hourly wage for the second time in two years. Read More

Gov. Snyder signs into law limits on citizen initiatives

December 17, 2018
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

Michigan court orders $12 minimum wage initiative on ballot

August 23, 2018
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

Michigan raises minimum wage to $9.25

Local economist believes hike will have minimal impact on economy.

January 5, 2018
Michigan employees being paid minimum wage will see an increase in their paychecks in 2018. Read More

Bank plans wage hike and bonuses after tax reform

December 21, 2017
A bank with a major West Michigan presence plans to raise pay and issue bonuses for certain employees after passage of the new federal tax bill. Read More

Michigan's minimum wage rising in January

December 4, 2017
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan's minimum wage will increase by 35 cents an hour starting Jan. 1. Read More

Group launches Michigan ballot drive for $12 minimum wage

September 8, 2017
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

Judge sentences motel operator in wage case

May 31, 2017
| By AP
A motel operator in the region is checking into jail for lying to the government in a minimum wage investigation. Read More

Motel operator pleads guilty in wage case

February 6, 2017
| By AP
A motel operator in the region has pleaded guilty in a federal wage investigation. Read More

Michigan raises minimum wage

January 20, 2017
| By AP
LANSING — Michigan workers who make the minimum wage are seeing a 40-cents-an-hour raise. Read More