Michigan March 8, 2022

Preview: A $15 Tipped Wage Could Cost MI Restaurant Workers $48 Million in Earnings, 21k Jobs

After failing once in 2018, anti-worker labor activists at One Fair Wage are back trying to eliminate Michigan’s tip credit, despite far-reaching employment and income consequences for employees. The Restaurant Opportunities Center’s activist arm One Fair Wage is supporting another movement in Michigan to raise the state minimum wage…
Michigan January 21, 2022

Existing Wage Increases Aren’t Enough: Wage Activists Set Sights on Michigan

Just as the New Year ushered in a historic number of state and local minimum wage increases, union and progressive activists are pushing to raise the stakes even further. Just as California became the state with the highest minimum wage in the country on January 1, raising its wage to…
Michigan, News May 15, 2018

Let Michigan Servers Keep Their Tips

This fall, Michigan voters may consider a ballot proposal to further increase the state’s minimum wage to $12 an hour—a 30 percent increase over the state’s current minimum wage. However, included in this proposal is a far more radical policy change—the elimination of the tip credit, effectively raising the tipped…