Why Michigan Republicans Are Working to Undermine the Minimum Wage Bill They Passed
Original Content Publication Date: 12/04/2018
Republican lawmakers and the Chamber of Commerce don't typically associate with the support of higher minimum wage and mandatory sick pay. But particular citizen-driven bills in Michigan were passed legislatively to keep them off the ballet. Now, during the lame-duck session, lawmakers are easily having them removed.
- Because of impending inflation, Republican lawmakers are now slow-walking the minimum wage increase before the Democratic Governor takes the chair
- Citizens are trying to raise both the tipped and un-tipped minimum wage to $12 an hour
- What affect would a $12 minimum wage by the year 2020 have on the economy?
- Typically what population, or social class, are those who fight for higher minimum wages? Why?