MIRS: Minimum Wage Cut For 18-19 Year Olds Would Be One-Of-A-Kind In U.S. Michigan would be the only state in the nation to pay any non-tipped employee over 18 less than the stated minimum wage if the state Legislature follows through with a proposal to include 18 and 19 year
People who experience domestic violence are affected by it in every aspect of their lives — emotionally, physically and financially. I know because I survived domestic violence. While physical abuse is what’s talked about most when people discuss domestic violence, economic abuse happens just as regularly. That’s why is so important that
Following in the footsteps of colleagues Linda Campbell and Ponsella Hardaway, EJAMmers Dr. Alicia Renee Farris and Dessa Cosma join the Detroit Equity Action Lab.
“I have no fear that the voters are gonna say yes,” Atkinson said. “When we’re trying to make Michigan a more robust state and more competitive, we need to think about how workers are treated.”
Advocates who helped force Gov. Rick Snyder and lawmakers to raise the minimum wage this year are next focusing on a renewed push for legislation requiring employers to provide paid sick leave days.
A Detroit-based coalition said Monday it is starting a ballot petition drive asking voters to require paid sick leave for all Michigan workers and override a state ban on local governments setting their own benefit policies.
The Time to Care Coalition will lead a legislative ballot initiative and plans to collect more than 300,000 signatures. The group’s proposal would allow workers to earn one hour of paid sick time for every 40 hours worked. A full time, 40-hour per week worker would get 6.5 paid sick days
The petition initiative announced Monday would ensure one hour of paid leave for every 40 worked. Backers of the measure include the same groups that led an effort to raise Michigan’s minimum wage last year.
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE News from Sugar Law Center Thursday, June 4, 2015 Contact: Rashida Tlaib – 313-550-8222 firstname.lastname@example.org Statewide Community Benefits Conference Focuses on Fair, Equitable Development “Justice for Our Neighborhoods” happens when community members are at the table with mega-developers