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9 & 10 NEWS: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin push minimum wage hike in Michigan

Their events come days after the One Fair Wage ballot drive was announced by a group advocating for restaurant workers.

The measure would gradually raise what’s now an $8.90 hourly minimum wage to $12 in 2022. The lower minimum wage for tipped employees would eventually equal the regular minimum wage, too

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CRAIN’S DETROIT BUSINESS: Lily Tomlin, Jane Fonda in Michigan to lend support to One Fair Wage initiative

Actresses Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin will be in Michigan this week to lend support to a new ballot campaign aimed at eliminating the state's two-tiered minimum wage system for tipped employees.

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Michigan Workers Stand Up for One Fair Wage

A coalition seeking to raise Michigan’s minimum wage to $12 per hour and phase out the lower wage for tipped workers announced the launch of a ballot measure campaign to take the issue to voters in the 2018 election....

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Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Michigan Workers Kickoff Michigan One Fair Wage Campaign

We are honored to have two legendary actresses, Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin on our side! They joined us for a series of public education events in Detroit, Grand...

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BAY STATE BANNER: Restaurateur commits to $15 wage

“Anyone who is an insider in the restaurant industry know that there is a hiring crisis,” said Alex Galimberti, a national director at ROCU. “It’s hard to hire people and retain staff paying minimum wage, especially in large cities with high housing costs. Businesses doing what Bon Me is doing will be better able to hire workers and retain them.

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NATIONAL MEMO: Low-Wage Workers Want Respect, Regular Shifts And Better Wages

Sexual harassment is pervasive and well-documented. A study by Restaurant Opportunities Centers United found that significant number of women feared “financial loss, public humiliation or job termination if they tried to report sexual harassment from management and customers.”

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