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Minimum Wage Goes Up In Michigan

(Lansing, MI) -- The lowest-paid workers in Michigan are getting a little more pay this week. John Hedrick from Royal Oak likes the increase in the state's minimum wage.
Minimum wage went up from seven-dollars-40-cents an hour to eight-15 on Monday. The wage will be increased again on January 1st of 2016, 2017 and 2018 until hitting nine-25 an hour in 2018. Those who are 16 and 17 can still be paid 85-percent of the minimum wage.
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Nursing assistant David Javorski from Warren is shocked at the new minimum wage.
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