Month: May 2014

Agreement Reached on Legislative Minimum Wage Increase

From MIRS, May 27, 2014  The state’s minimum wage would move to $9.25 an hour by 2018 under an agreement struck earlier today by the legislative quadrant [House Speaker, House Minority Leader, Senate Majority Leader, Senate Minority Leader].  Under the plan, the Governor would…

House Committee to Take Up Senate Minimum Wage Increase Bill

The House Government Operations Committee, chaired by Rep. Pete Lund (R-Shelby Twp.), will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 20th, at 12:00 pm to take testimony on Senate Bill 934, which would increase the state’s minimum wage from $7.40 to $9.20 over the next…

What Is Next For Minimum Wage Increase In The House?

On Thursday, May 15, the Michigan Senate quickly brought up and passed Senate Bill 934 which would effectively increase the state’s minimum wage to $9.20. The wage increase would phase in over the next four years:   September 2014 – $8.15/ hour January 2015 –…

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