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Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Laws in Michigan - The National Law Review

December 6, 2018 - 10:23
Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Laws in Michigan  The National Law Review

Highlighting amendments to MI's paid sick leave laws which were prenegotiated with the state's governor and part of the ballot initiative during the midterms.

Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Laws in Michigan - The National Law Review

December 6, 2018 - 10:23
Amendments to Paid Sick Leave Laws in Michigan  The National Law Review

The Earned Sick Time Act ballot initiative, enacted into law by the Michigan legislature in September, is amended and on its way to Governor Rick Snyder's desk.

Michigan Paid Sick Time and Minimum Wage Laws Amended - Lexology

December 6, 2018 - 10:22
Michigan Paid Sick Time and Minimum Wage Laws Amended  Lexology

The Earned Sick Time Act ballot initiative, enacted into law by the Michigan Legislature in September, is amended and on its way to Governor Rick…

Opinion | After Citizens United, a Vicious Cycle of Corruption - The New York Times

December 6, 2018 - 06:01
Opinion | After Citizens United, a Vicious Cycle of Corruption  The New York Times

In the eight years since it was decided, Citizens United has unleashed a wave of campaign spending that by any reasonable standard is extraordinarily corrupt.

Opinion | After Citizens United, a Vicious Cycle of Corruption - The New York Times

December 6, 2018 - 06:01
Opinion | After Citizens United, a Vicious Cycle of Corruption  The New York Times

In the eight years since it was decided, Citizens United has unleashed a wave of campaign spending that by any reasonable standard is extraordinarily corrupt.

Opinion | Citizens United Is Still Doing the Dirty Work - The New York Times

December 6, 2018 - 06:00
Opinion | Citizens United Is Still Doing the Dirty Work  The New York Times

In the eight years since it was decided, Citizens United has unleashed a wave of campaign spending that by any reasonable standard is extraordinarily corrupt.

Our Take: Lake-sessions circumvent will of the people - HollandSentinel.com

December 6, 2018 - 03:03
Our Take: Lake-sessions circumvent will of the people  HollandSentinel.com

Michigan is in the grips of yet another contentious lame-duck session and we're reaching out to urge you to speak out against this broken process in our ...

Jackson chamber hosting roundtable on legal marijuana impact on businesses - MLive.com

December 5, 2018 - 16:55
Jackson chamber hosting roundtable on legal marijuana impact on businesses  MLive.com

JACKSON, MI – Recreational marijuana officially becomes legal in Michigan on Thursday, Dec. 6, but questions remain on what this means for employers.

Jackson chamber hosting roundtable on legal marijuana impact on businesses - MLive.com

December 5, 2018 - 03:00
Jackson chamber hosting roundtable on legal marijuana impact on businesses  MLive.com

JACKSON, MI – Recreational marijuana officially becomes legal in Michigan on Thursday, Dec. 6, but questions remain on what this means for employers.

Minimum Wage, Sick Leave Pare-back Bills Go to Michigan Governor - Bloomberg Law

December 5, 2018 - 03:00
Minimum Wage, Sick Leave Pare-back Bills Go to Michigan Governor  Bloomberg Law

Bills that would cut recently adopted sick leave benefits and a minimum wage hike are headed to Gov. Rick Snyder 's (R) desk.

Michigan minimum wage, sick leave bills dismantled. Will Gov. Snyder sign? - Bridge Michigan

December 4, 2018 - 20:08
Michigan minimum wage, sick leave bills dismantled. Will Gov. Snyder sign?  Bridge Michigan

The bills passed Tuesday in the House gut laws to raise Michigan's minimum wage and require employers to offer paid sick leave. One prominent lawmaker ...

Michigan Senate votes to limit wetlands protection, toxic cleanup science - MLive.com

December 4, 2018 - 18:52
Michigan Senate votes to limit wetlands protection, toxic cleanup science  MLive.com

In this Aug. 14, 2017 file photo, a couple kayak on the Rogue River adjacent to where Wolverine World Wide's tannery once stood, in Rockford, Mich.

Michigan lawmakers: 'Every little thing' doesn't need environmental protection - Bridge Michigan

December 4, 2018 - 17:51
Michigan lawmakers: 'Every little thing' doesn't need environmental protection  Bridge Michigan

With no debate, legislation is sailing through deregulate wetlands, loosen rules for cleaning toxic sites and secure Line 5. The changes are 'unprecedented,”

Minimum wage changes could be worse deal than 2014 law - The Detroit News

December 4, 2018 - 10:56
Minimum wage changes could be worse deal than 2014 law  The Detroit News

Legislation adopting changes to the petition-driven minimum wage hike could lead to a lower tipped wage than a 2014 minimum wage law.

House panel approves gutting paid sick time, minimum wage proposals - MLive.com

December 4, 2018 - 10:53
House panel approves gutting paid sick time, minimum wage proposals  MLive.com

Lawmakers on Tuesday came one step closer to changing new laws on paid sick time and minimum wage. The Michigan Capitol in Lansing, Mich. is pictured.

Rich Studley, An Activist Group Protests the Michigan Chamber of Commerce at Headquarters - wjimam.com

December 4, 2018 - 10:22
Rich Studley, An Activist Group Protests the Michigan Chamber of Commerce at Headquarters  wjimam.com

Rich Studley, president and CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce. An Activist group was bused in to protest at the Michigan Chamber of Commerce.

Democracy demands lame duck go extinct - Port Huron Times Herald

December 4, 2018 - 10:09
Democracy demands lame duck go extinct  Port Huron Times Herald

The message seems pretty clear: the Michigan Chamber of Commerce gets what it wants while working people get left out in the cold.

Protesters speak out against lame duck - WSYM-TV

December 4, 2018 - 09:49
Protesters speak out against lame duck  WSYM-TV

Protests were happening outside the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in Lansing on Monday.

Protesters speak out against lame duck - WSYM-TV

December 4, 2018 - 09:49
Protesters speak out against lame duck  WSYM-TV

Protests were happening outside the Michigan Chamber of Commerce in Lansing on Monday.

Groups protest lame duck bills in Lansing - WNMU-FM

December 4, 2018 - 08:54
Groups protest lame duck bills in Lansing  WNMU-FM

LANSING, MI (MPRN)-- Several Michigan groups joined together Monday to protest bills being pushed through the lame duck session that they say would hurt.