Groups hope to raise Michigan's minimum wage through ballot proposal

4:40 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Groups hope to raise Michigan's minimum wage through ballot proposal

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Michigan's minimum wage was increased to $7.40 in 2008. Federal minimum wage is $7.25
LANSING - A coalition of labor and civil rights groups have formed a committee that could push for a ballot proposal to raise Michigan's minimum wage. The organizations on Monday said they were going to submit paperwork to the Michigan Secretary of State to form a ballot proposal committee.