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State's New Minimum Wage And Earned Sick Time Laws Start Friday - WKAR

March 29, 2019 - 17:04
State's New Minimum Wage And Earned Sick Time Laws Start Friday  WKAR

Michigan's new minimum wage and earned sick time laws are scheduled to take effect Friday. But as capital correspondent Cheyna Roth reports, the laws are.

Michigan paid sick leave changes: What to know about new law - Detroit Free Press

March 29, 2019 - 16:04
Michigan paid sick leave changes: What to know about new law  Detroit Free Press

Employees would accrue one day of paid sick leave for every 35 hours worked and up to 40 hours per year.

Michigan paid sick leave changes: What to know about new law - Detroit Free Press

March 29, 2019 - 15:06
Michigan paid sick leave changes: What to know about new law  Detroit Free Press

Employees would accrue one day of paid sick leave for every 35 hours worked and up to 40 hours per year.

Court ruling gives Michigan's Medicaid work requirements an uncertain future - Spartan Newsroom

March 29, 2019 - 08:46
Court ruling gives Michigan's Medicaid work requirements an uncertain future  Spartan Newsroom

By ZARIA PHILLIPS Capital News *Service* LANSING — A U.S. district judge's ruling that work requirements for Medicaid recipients should not have been ...

Shirkey 'reviewing options' after AG's Line 5 opinion - Michigan Advance

March 28, 2019 - 13:35
Shirkey 'reviewing options' after AG's Line 5 opinion  Michigan Advance

Republican leaders are considering their options — and some are vowing action — as Michigan's attorney general and governor attempt to halt construction of a ...

Michigan's minimum wage, sick leave laws start Friday amid legal uncertainty - Crain's Detroit Business

March 28, 2019 - 08:53
Michigan's minimum wage, sick leave laws start Friday amid legal uncertainty  Crain's Detroit Business

Michigan's minimum wage is set to rise 20 cents to $9.45 per hour Friday after months of political haggling that's expected to continue in court. The $9.25 ...

Minimum wage, paid sick leave to take effect while under legal reviews - The Detroit News

March 28, 2019 - 06:45
Minimum wage, paid sick leave to take effect while under legal reviews  The Detroit News

Despite ongoing legal reviews, some Michigan residents and companies can expect changes in pay and sick leave when two laws take effect on Friday.

RICHARD SCHMIDT: What should government's role be in economic development? - Manistee News - Manistee News Advocate

March 27, 2019 - 17:38
RICHARD SCHMIDT: What should government's role be in economic development? - Manistee News  Manistee News Advocate

EDITOR'S NOTE: This is the part of a monthly series called “A difference of opinion…” that will pose a question or topic chosen by managing editor Michelle ...

Friday’s minimum wage hike could lead to higher prices, job losses, Chamber of Commerce predicts - Watchdog.org

March 27, 2019 - 07:52
Friday’s minimum wage hike could lead to higher prices, job losses, Chamber of Commerce predicts  Watchdog.org

Michigan's minimum wage is set to increase from $9.25 to $9.45 an hour on Friday and gradually will be raised to $12.15 by 2030. The Michigan Chamber of ...

Friday’s minimum wage hike could lead to higher prices, job losses, Chamber of Commerce predicts - Watchdog.org

March 27, 2019 - 07:52
Friday’s minimum wage hike could lead to higher prices, job losses, Chamber of Commerce predicts  Watchdog.org

Michigan's minimum wage is set to increase from $9.25 to $9.45 an hour on Friday and gradually will be raised to $12.15 by 2030. The Michigan Chamber of ...

Michigan minimum wage, sick leave laws to start Friday under legal cloud - Bridge Michigan

March 26, 2019 - 06:20
Michigan minimum wage, sick leave laws to start Friday under legal cloud  Bridge Michigan

Michigan's minimum wage will rise to $9.45 per hour on Friday, the same day new state requirements for employers to offer paid sick leave also take effect.

What's next for Enbridge Line 5? It may come down to Nessel - Michigan Advance

March 26, 2019 - 01:08
What's next for Enbridge Line 5? It may come down to Nessel  Michigan Advance

For years, environmentalists have called to shut down a 66-year-old oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac. What happens next may be determined by an ...

Biz groups await word on minimum wage, paid sick leave ahead of March 29 deadline - MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

March 24, 2019 - 18:46
Biz groups await word on minimum wage, paid sick leave ahead of March 29 deadline  MiBiz: West Michigan Business News

State laws raising the minimum wage and setting new requirements on employers for paid sick leave go into effect toward at the end of this week, unless ...

Proposed repeal of Michigan 'pension tax' prompts fairness debate - Petoskey News-Review

March 24, 2019 - 03:00
Proposed repeal of Michigan 'pension tax' prompts fairness debate  Petoskey News-Review

Is it fair to tax some Michiganders' retirement income and not others?

Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9 - mitechnews.com

March 22, 2019 - 12:54
Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9  mitechnews.com

TROY – Rehmann announced Friday that they will host a Cyber Security Threats & Best Practices Forum at the Detroit Marriott Troy Hotel in Troy on May 9.

Whitmer's plan to raise business tax a hard sell to Michigan Legislature - Bridge Michigan

March 22, 2019 - 06:20
Whitmer's plan to raise business tax a hard sell to Michigan Legislature  Bridge Michigan

The Democratic Michigan governor says the tax increase will likely be offset by tax relief elsewhere. Critics say that's unlikely and warn that higher taxes will ...

Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9 - mitechnews.com

March 22, 2019 - 03:00
Rehmann To Host Free Cyber Security Threats And Best Practices Forum May 9  mitechnews.com

TROY – Rehmann announced Friday that they will host a Cyber Security Threats & Best Practices Forum at the Detroit Marriott Troy Hotel in Troy on May 9.

Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag - City Pulse

March 21, 2019 - 10:32
Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag  City Pulse

Denise Mahoney beside her solar panel that's generated nearly 2 million kilowatts of power in three months. Edward Mahoney arrived home from a Hawaiian ...

Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag - City Pulse

March 21, 2019 - 10:32
Saving the Earth thru solar comes with high price tag  City Pulse

Denise Mahoney beside her solar panel that's generated nearly 2 million kilowatts of power in three months. Edward Mahoney arrived home from a Hawaiian ...

Form DEF 14A CMS ENERGY CORP For: May 03 - StreetInsider.com

March 21, 2019 - 09:04
Form DEF 14A CMS ENERGY CORP For: May 03  StreetInsider.com

Preliminary Proxy Statement. ☐. Confidential, for Use of the Commission Only (as permitted by Rule 14a-6(e)(2)). ☒. Definitive Proxy Statement. ☐. Definitive ...