Minimum Wage

Protesters march during a rally for raising the minimum wage to $15. (Sandra McNeill/WWJ)

“Fight For $15″ Brings Hundreds To Rally For Higher Minimum Wage

In 1973 … I was making $5 an hour; this is 2015, Michigan is still $8.40 – you think about it,” he said.

CBS Detroit–04/15/2015

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Fast Food Workers Continue ‘Fight For $15′ During Protest At McDonald’s

Three employees of a McDonald’s restaurant in Detroit walked off the job Tuesday night in protest of low wages.

CBS Detroit–04/15/2015

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Fast Food Workers Continue To Protest After A ‘Weak’ Raise, Demand $15 An Hour And A Union

“Their slogan is ‘I’m Loving It.’ We’re not loving $9 … $8 an hour. We’re loving $15 and a union.”

04/02/2015

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Workers Rally At Detroit McDonald’s Demanding $15-An-Hour Wage

Dozens of low-wage workers gathered at a Detroit McDonald’s on 8 Mile Road to push for higher pay.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2015

Fast food workers demand higher wages during a protest at a McDonalds on the Detroit/Southfield border. (credit: Vickie Thomas/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Michigan Workers Push For Higher Fast-Food Wages; Protesters Promise To Be Peaceful

Supporters of boosting the minimum wage in metro Detroit are making their collective voices heard Thursday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2014

Dozens of people were arrested during a minimum wage protest outside a Detroit McDonald's. (Credit: Bill Szumanski/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Dozens Arrested During Minimum Wage Protest At Detroit McDonald’s

Those arrested were among the crowd of about 100 protesters marching around the fast food restaurant on Mack Avenue.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/04/2014

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Higher Minimum Wage Rates Take Effect In Michigan

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder signed legislation in May to raise the state’s minimum wage by 25 percent gradually over the next four years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/01/2014

Fast food workers gathered on Belle Isle following low wage protest for workers. (WWJ/Stephanie Davis) FILE

State Board Of Canvassers Denies Opportunity For Minimum Wage Issue To Be On November Ballot

The State Board of Canvassers said the Raise Michigan Coalition didn’t have enough valid signatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

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Michigan Elections Board Torn Over Minimum Wage

The voter-initiated law would increase the minimum to $10.10 an hour over time.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/24/2014

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Raising The Minimum Wage Could Be A Good First Step [OPINION]

The debate about the minimum wage is taking place because enough Americans believe the rules of commerce should be adjusted.

CBS Detroit–06/03/2014

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