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Two measures that were headed to the November ballot are now law.  The state Legislature voted to increase the state’s minimum wage and allow employees to get earned sick time.  However, the laws do not take immediate effect.  Some supporters of the proposals are now concerned about what the Legislature will do next.


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The Board of State Canvassers has delayed a vote on a pair of ballot initiatives – over a timing issue.  A meeting on the matter became Thursday.  That’s because a group opposing proposals to increase the minimum wage and require earned sick time said the board had to wait one more day to vote.


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Voters might have the chance to decide a pair of workers’ rights questions next year.


Board Of State Canvassers Approve Ballot Proposals

Aug 18, 2017
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Several ballot proposals for Michigan’s 2018 election crossed a hurdle Thursday.


Lansing Democrats Introduce Paid Sick Leave Bills

Mar 2, 2017
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Democrats in Lansing and President Donald Trump may have finally found an issue they can agree on – paid sick leave.