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Whitmer: State should increase purchases from disadvantaged businesses - The Detroit News

January 4, 2019 - 03:00
Whitmer: State should increase purchases from disadvantaged businesses  The Detroit News

The state must attempt to buy more from small businesses in disadvantaged areas under an executive directive signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Friday.

Gov. Whitmer signs directive targeting small and disadvantaged businesses - Michigan Radio

January 1, 2019 - 03:00
Gov. Whitmer signs directive targeting small and disadvantaged businesses  Michigan Radio

Governor Gretchen Whitmer closed out her first week in office by signing yet another executive directive. This is the 8 th one she has signed this week.

New Obligations for Employers in 2019: Laws mandate paid medical leave, minimum wage increases - Traverse City Business News

December 31, 2018 - 21:01
New Obligations for Employers in 2019: Laws mandate paid medical leave, minimum wage increases  Traverse City Business News

The Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA) and Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act (IWOWA) were signed into law by Gov. Snyder last month. Both laws will ...

This journalism made us jealous in 2018 - Detroit Free Press

December 29, 2018 - 08:00
This journalism made us jealous in 2018  Detroit Free Press

A salute to peers who did great work in the past year.