Coronavirus layoffs cascade across Michigan. ‘What will I do?’ workers ask Here is an interesting article covering how many businesses are closing and the dilemma of what workers will do now. Link: https://www.bridgemi.com/economy/coronavirus-layoffs-cascade-across-michigan-what-will-i-do-workers-ask?utm_source=Bridge+Magazine&utm_campaign=f17afec2cd-Health+Watch+3%2F18%2F2020&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_c64a28dd5a-f17afec2cd-78645797
The House just passed a bill guaranteeing free coronavirus testing and emergency paid sick leave In light of the Coronavirus situation, the following article details how the House just passed a bill guaranteeing emergency paid sick leave: https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2020/3/14/21179651/coronavirus-house-pelosi-aid-testing
Michigan workers got screwed out of sick time by Snyder, GOP. Now coronavirus is here. Here is an interesting article from the Detroit Free Press website: https://www.freep.com/story/opinion/contributors/2020/03/11/michigan-coronavirus-paid-sick-leave-snyder/5020241002/.
Danielle Atkinson, Founder and Executive Director, Mothering Justice Check out this article from the BLAC website highlighting Danielle Atkinson, Founder and Executive Director, Mothering Justice. Link: https://www.blacdetroit.com/people-places/danielle-atkinson-founder-and-executive-director-mothering-justice
Opinion: New year, new voting rights Check out this article from the Detroit News (authored by Sharon Dolente) about the Know Your Rights voter guide and MichiganVoting.org website launch. Link: https://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/2020/02/06/opinion-new-year-new-voting-rights/4649667002/
State lawmakers promised Michigan workers a higher minimum wage. Check out the following article: https://www.freep.com/story/opinion/contributors/2020/02/07/michigan-legislature-minimum-wage-adopt-amend/4678190002/
Law limiting Michigan ballot drives mostly unconstitutional, court rules. Check out the following article: https://www.bridgemi.com/michigan-government/law-limiting-michigan-ballot-drives-mostly-unconstitutional-court-rules-0
Law limiting Michigan ballot drives mostly unconstitutional, court rules Check out the following article: https://www.bridgemi.com/michigan-government/law-limiting-michigan-ballot-drives-mostly-unconstitutional-court-rules-0
Michigan Supreme Court declines opinion on wage, sick leave laws Posted: December 19, 2019 06:58 AM From: David Eggert, Associated Press Court divided on ruling on constitutionality of Republicans' lame-duck maneuver Justices say decision should wait until a lawsuit is filed and reaches the court Move that took effect in March 2018 weakened voter-proposed
Gauging the health of Michigan's economy Here is an interesting article on how we should be gauging the health of Michigan's economy: https://www.crainsdetroit.com/other-voices/commentary-heres-how-we-ought-gauge-health-michigans-economy.