On Air Now

Upcoming Shows

Program Schedule »

Listen

Listen Live Now » 1450 AM Holland, MI

Weather

Current Conditions(Holland,MI 49422)

More Weather »
48° Feels Like: 48°
Wind: ENE 3 mph Past 24 hrs - Precip: 0”
Current Radar for Zip

Today

AM Clouds/PM Sun 62°

Tonight

Partly Cloudy 47°

Tomorrow

Mostly Sunny 70°

Alerts

Restaurant owners fighting petition drive to put $10.10 minimum wage proposal on Michigan ballot

LANSING, MI (WTVB) - A group backed by the Michigan Restaurant Association will challenge whether there are enough valid signatures on the petitions to put a minimum wage question on the November ballot, when the State Board of Canvassers meet today. Restaurant operators may have the most to lose if the $10.10 proposal passes.  It would also require that tipped employees get that much base pay, about 3 to 4 times what they are paid now.

The group now claims there are 82 signatures that are duplicates, but they didn’t submit the complaint before the petitions were reviewed by the Michigan Elections Commission, which found there were enough valid signatures.

Comments