Gov. Snyder signs legislation raising Michigan’s minimum wage Sept. 1

minimum wageMichigan Gov. Snyder has signed legislation that will raise the state’s minimum wage to $8.15 per hour on Sept. 1, 2014, with annual incresaes thereafter based on changes to the CPI.  The minimum wage for tipped employees effective Sept. 1, 2014 will be $3.10 per hour, gradually increasing to $3.53 by Jan. 1, 2018.  An employer may pay a new employee who is less than 20 a “training” wage of $4.25 an hour for the first 90 days of employment.