Chamber News & Blog

September 12, 2018
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With the adoption by the State Legislature of the minimum wage and paid sick leave ballot proposals, legislators retain the ability to amend either law with a simple majority vote.
State Capitol
September 10, 2018
Article type: News
Chamber endorses 18 additional candidates seeking election to U.S. Congress, the State House and Michigan Senate. 
September 10, 2018
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With the paid sick leave and minimum wage proposals off the November ballot, we need your input on how these proposals might be amended to make them workable for employers and employees.
September 10, 2018
Article type: News
The Chamber is exploring the creation of an optional tax/credit to allow business owners who pay at the individual level to shift their liability to the entity level.
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September 5, 2018
Article type: News
The Michigan Legislature today adopted the paid sick leave and minimum wage ballot proposals, thus removing these issues from the November General Election ballot. 
September 5, 2018
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The WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) is a standardized tool employers can use to gauge a prospective employee’s work skills.
August 8, 2018
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Tuesday's Primary Election was a very good day for job providers and the Michigan Chamber. Ninety-four percent of Chamber-endorsed candidates won their races!
August 1, 2018
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The Michigan Chamber issued the following statement in response to the Michigan Supreme Court's ruling that the redistricting ballot proposal is eligible for the November General Election ballot.  
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July 18, 2018
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The Michigan Chamber issued the following statement in response to today's Michigan Supreme Court hearing on the legality of the redistricting ballot proposal. 
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July 16, 2018
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The Detroit Free Press leadership acknowledged they ran these ads without following their normal review procedure. But the damage is done. 
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July 16, 2018
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A chill went through Michigan's business leadership community last week. The situation resulted from a fight over a ballot proposal its supporters say would stem gerrymandering in Michigan's legislative districts.