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Michigan's Minimum Wage Increases

Jan 3, 2018
MPRN

(MPRN-Lansing)  Michigan started the New Year with a hike to the state’s minimum wage.

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(MPRN-Lansing) More petition campaigns are looking to begin collecting signatures as they take aim at the 2018 ballot. One of the campaigns seeks to increase Michigan’s minimum wage to 12 dollars an hour. 

Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A higher minimum wage was the demand of protestors at the State Capitol Monday. They want Governor Rick Snyder and the legislature to boost the state wage from $8.50 an hour, to $15.00 an hour. 

Kevin Lavery, WKAR

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a bill that stops local governments from adopting their own ordinances that cover wages and working conditions. 

WMUK

State Senator Margaret O'Brien says her vote against legislation to ban local governments from enacting ordinances to regulate employee wages and benefits was "philosophical." 


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