Effort Begins to Put Minimum Wage Increase on Michigan Ballot

8:09 pm
Sun February 9, 2014

Effort Begins to Put Minimum Wage Increase on Michigan Ballot

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Leaders plan to ask for a new minimum wage between $9.50 and $10 per hour
A coalition of faith-based organizations, labor unions and civil rights groups launched a campaign Saturday to raise Michigans minimum wage by securing the issue a spot on the November ballot. Michigan United has started recruiting volunteers to obtain the necessary 258,088 signatures to place the measure on the ballot of more than 322,609 signatures for a proposed constitutional amendment.