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Minimum Wage

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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5 Things To Know About Michigan’s Minimum Wage Raise

Lawmakers said the gradual increase is better for employers who might need time to adjust to paying employees more…

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2014

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Macomb County Exec Talks Waterfront Development, Minimum Wage And More At Mackinac Conference

WWJ spoke live with Mark Hackel. one of many local leaders attending the Detroit Regional Chamber’s Mackinac Policy Conference.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/28/2014

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Governor Signs Bill Raising Minimum Wage To $9.25 Hour By 2018

The compromise was struck a day before a committee turns in petition signatures for a higher minimum wage hike.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2014

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House Committee Approves $8.50 Minimum Wage Bill

A House panel is supporting legislation to raise the minimum wage to $8.50 per hour after the Senate passed a $9.20 per hour plan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/27/2014

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Michigan Senate Votes To Increase Minimum Wage To $9.20

A Republican bill to raise the minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 an hour has passed the Michigan Senate.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2014

Workers rally outside a Detroit area McDonald's, calling for a higher minimum wage. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ) File

McDonald’s Workers In Detroit, Flint Rally For $15 Minimum Wage

It’s a campaign by unions to bring attention to the plight of low-wage workers and get the public behind the idea of a $15-an-hour wage

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2014

IHOP Waitresses. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Business Lobbyist On Minimum Wage Petition: “We Don’t Have Any Problem Derailing That Effort”

The political battle over the effort to raise the minimum wage in Michigan continues between Lansing and proponents of a petition drive.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/12/2014

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