Campaign for minimum wage ballot proposal turns in 610,000 signatures for 2024 ballot

By: Colin Jackson – Michigan Radio – July 26, 2022

Leaders of a campaign to boost Michigan’s minimum wage say they’ve turned in around 610,000 petition signatures in hopes of getting the proposal on the November 2024 ballot.

If passed, the initiative from the group One Fair Wage would require Michigan employers to pay both tipped and non-tipped employees at least $15 an hour, starting in 2027.

Campaign co-chair Maricela Gutierrez said it’s important to include tipped workers in that group. (Read more)