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As of Friday, March 29, 2019, the minimum wage in the state of Michigan will be raised from $9.25/hour to $9.45/hour.  Overtime requirements remain the same as non-exempt employees should be paid 1.5 times their regular rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a 7-day work week.

An employer may continue to pay minors 16 to 17 years of age 85% of the minimum hourly wage rate. On March 29, 2019, that rate will increase from $7.86 to $8.03 per hour. There is no change to the training wage of $4.25 per hour that may be paid to newly hired employees, 16 to 19 years of age, for the first 90 days of their employment.

Does this affect you or someone you know?  Spread the word.

For questions or additional information, call the Wage and Hour Division at 855-464-9243

Source: Michigan’s LARA website