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NEW REPORT: Wait Staff And Bartenders Depend On Tips For More Than Half Of Their Earnings

Restaurant servers and bartenders could lose control of a large portion of their earnings, if a proposed rule change by the Trump Labor Department goes into effect. New report...

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: Riley: We must join the movement Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda came to spotlight

I was so excited that Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda recently came to town, and I had the chance to attend an exclusive dinner with them.

I arrived in joy. I left ashamed.

And now that the iconic entertainers have left Detroit, it is up to us to focus, without the sheen of their celebrity, on what we should have been doing, anyway: shining a light on unfair wage laws, particularly here in Michigan, particularly in the restaurant industry.

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DETROIT FREE PRESS: Michigan OKs $12 minimum wage proposal aimed at 2018 ballot

Organizers of a petition drive to raise Michigan’s minimum wage to $12 an hour by 2022 got the green light from the state Board of Canvassers Tuesday and will begin to collect signatures for the November 2018 ballot.

The group...

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