Senate passes $9.20 minimum wage tied to inflation
In a surprising turn of events, the Senate quickly passed legislation yesterday that repeals Michigan’s existing minimum wage law, replaces it with a gradual increase to $9.20 an hour by 2017 and indexes the rate to the lower of inflation or 4%.
MRA’s legislative reception a success
Last week, Michigan Retailers Association held its annual legislative reception and had great turnout from legislators and lawmakers. This year we had 39 legislators attend and nearly 100 attendees overall.