The minimum wage rate may soon be gradually increasing in the state of Michigan. This week the Michigan Court of Appeals rejected a lawsuit which was filed by a group backed by the restaurant industry and ordered a minimum wage initiative on the statewide ballot in November. According to the Detroit Free Press, the One Fair Wage proposal would gradually raise the rate of Michigan's minimum wage to $12 an hour. The proposal would also increase the pay minimum for workers who make tips.

The gradual rate increase would increase the state's current $9.25 minimum wage to $10 an hour in 2019. The statewide minimum wage rate would then increase to $10.65 in 2020, $11.35 in 2021 and $12 in 2022. Click here to find out more.

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