On January 1, 2016, there will be a minimum wage increase in Michigan. The increase is part of the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act of 2014.
Effective January 1, 2016:
- Minimum wage in Michigan will increase from $8.15 to $8.50 an hour.
- Tipped employees’ wages will increase from $3.10 to $3.23.
- Minors (age 16-17) rate stays the same at $7.25, or 85% of the minimum hourly wage.
The next increases will happen January 1, 2017 to $8.90 and January 1, 2018 to $9.25.
For more information on the Workforce Opportunity Wage Act, click here. For assistance in your business’s payroll or bookkeeping services, contact Terry Maycroft at (231) 726-5825 or firstname.lastname@example.org.