Month: January 2015

Governmental Affairs: January 30, 2015

Democrats make paid sick leave a priority

House and Senate democrats have introduced paid sick leave legislation and made it a priority issue for their caucuses. The legislation, HB 4167 and SB 101,

Michigan Retailers Association offers more than 30 college scholarships

LANSING – Michigan Retailers Association is offering 34 or more college scholarships this spring through the annual competition funded by its Michigan Retailers Foundation.

At least 34 scholarships will be available to the families of MRA members and their employees for the 2015-16 academic year.

Strong December lifts Michigan holiday season

LANSING – Most Michigan retailers reported better holiday sales, thanks to a strong December, according to the Michigan Retail Index, a joint project of Michigan Retailers Association (MRA) and the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.