Effective January 1, 2016, the Michigan minimum wage rate was increased from $8.15 to $8.50. This new change to state law marks the second of a gradual 25 percent increase of the minimum wage resulting in $9.25 per hour by 2018. New online resources are available at www.michigan.gov/wagehour to help workers and employers understand the facts as the new rate takes effect.

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