Stories tagged: "COVID Economy"


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Inside the First Unionized Chipotle: Michigan Workers Lead Union Wave

The first Chipotle to be unionized is here in Lansing. The organizers, with no prior labor experience, aren't who you'd expect.

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True or False: Common Claims About Inflation in Michigan

Inflation is still hovering at a 40-year high. Will the Inflation Reduction Act or student loan forgiveness make a difference in Michigan?

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What’s Up With Minimum Wage in Michigan? 

Everybody has an opinion on wages. In Michigan, lawsuits, petitions, and voters will soon decide on an increase of the state's minimum wage.

Updated: More Michigan Starbucks Locations Vote to Unionize

Michigan coffee shops are becoming hotbeds for unionization. There’s a common thread between complaints.

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Faced With Economic Uncertainty, Michiganders Started Their Own Businesses in Record Numbers.

With economic uncertainty high, more people started new businesses. If that ain’t Michigan. 

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Job Numbers Are Up in Michigan, Even Despite Difficult Economic Circumstances

Michigan’s economy has improved at one of the best rates in the country. But what’s being done about inflation and gas prices? 

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Michigan Rolls Out New Grant Program to Help Small Businesses Recoup Losses

Hundreds of millions of dollars are available for Michigan businesses that lost revenue because of the pandemic.