Minimum Wage

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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

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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

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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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GOP Leader’s Bill May Thwart Michigan Minimum Wage Proposal

Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville introduced the bill about three weeks before the deadline for backers of the higher wage hike to file signatures.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/09/2014

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Hey Big Spender … What’s Fair For Minimum Wage

A bill brought to the house by Sen. Rick Jones of Grand Ledge, would increase the hourly minimum to $8.15 from $7.40 in December. The minimum for tipped employees – wait staff and bartenders – would rise a dime to $2.75 per hour.

97.1 The Ticket–04/29/2014

GOP Senator Proposes Raising Michigan Minimum Wage To $8.15

The bill would increase the hourly minimum to $8.15 from $7.40, while the minimum for tipped employees would rise a dime.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/25/2014

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