Stories tagged: "minimum wage"


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The Republican Party’s Economic Agenda Includes Tax Cuts for Corporations and Cuts to Social Security and Medicare

Republicans have said they want to extend the Trump tax cuts, which mostly benefited billionaires and corporations; cut spending on Social Security and Medicare; and repeal the Inflation Reduction Act, which lowered the cost of prescription drugs and raised taxes on corporations.

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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.

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Court Ruling Could Spike Minimum Hourly Wage to $12 in Michigan for Most Workers. Here Are The Details.

If a judge’s decision survives appeals, tipped and untipped workers would be set to receive $12 an hour for minimum wage.

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Better Roads, Better Pay: Michigan Construction Workers Just Got a Big Boost From the State

Michigan construction is set to be more lucrative, higher quality, and more local. It’s all because of a tried-and-true state practice that’s coming back.

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‘We Were Homeless’: Michigan Mom Shares Why She Wants a Higher Minimum Wage

The inflation rate is up big-time, but Michigan's minimum wage is lagging far behind. That's hitting home for families.

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Good News on Paychecks and Taxes: 5 New Michigan Laws to Know for 2022

From not having to pay a tax on tampons to seeing an increase in minimum wage, many Michiganders could be saving money in 2022 thanks to these new laws. 

In this photo provided by the Michigan Office of the Governor, Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addresses the state during a speech in Lansing, Mich., Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. (Michigan Office of the Governor via AP)
Michigan’s Plan to Reignite the Economy Addresses the Real Cause of the Labor Shortage

The real reason businesses struggle to hire during the economic recovery has little to do with direct COVID relief and a lot to do with poor wages and working conditions.