Michigan minimum wage

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7:34 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Minimum Wage Increase Signed Into Law

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says Republicans feared a ballot proposal to boost the minimum wage of $10.10 an hour. 

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7:41 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

Michigan Legislature Approves Compromise Raising State Minimum Wage to $9.25 an Hour

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Group is scheduled to turn in signatures Wednesday for ballot proposal to raise minimum wage higher
LANSING - Michigan's minimum wage would increase to $9.25 per hour under a compromise bill approved by state Legislature on Tuesday. The bill gradually would raise the minimum wage from $7.40 per hour to $9.25 per hour by 2018. The rate for tipped employees, which is currently $2.65, would be 38 percent of the regular minimum wage.
2:34 pm
Tue May 27, 2014

House Committee Approves Boosting Minimum Wage to $8.50

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Senate bill raises state minimum wage to $9.20, ballot proposal would boost it to $10.10 an hour
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
LANSING - Michigan's minimum wage would increase to $8.50 per hour under the latest proposal up for debate in the state Legislature. The House Government Operations Committee on Tuesday approved a substitute version of Senate Bill 934 that implements smaller wage increases than the version passed by the full Senate.
6:14 am
Tue May 27, 2014

Poll Shows Support for Raising Minimum Wage, but Differences Over How

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Group leading petition drive plans to turn in petition signatures today to put proposal on ballot
Raising the minimum wage from its current level of $7.40 per hour gets widespread support among Michigan voters, but the final amount and means of getting there has people split, according to an exclusive poll done for the Detroit Free Press, WXYZ-TV (Channel 7) and our statewide media polling partners.
7:25 am
Thu May 22, 2014

State House Committee Could Vote on Minimum Wage Bill Thursday

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The Senate bill would increase state minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 by 2017
LANSING - A House committee will make changes to a Senate bill to hike Michigan's minimum wage to $9.20 an hour and may vote on the amended bill Thursday, the chairman of the Government Operations Committee said following a hearing Wednesday.

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