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***** Act 337 of 2018 THIS NEW ACT IS EFFECTIVE 91 DAYS AFTER ADJOURNMENT OF THE 2018 REGULAR SESSION SINE DIE *****


IMPROVED WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITY WAGE ACT

Act 337 of 2018

An initiation of legislation to enact the Improved Workforce Opportunity Wage Act which would fix minimum wages for employees within this state; prohibit wage discrimination; provide for a wage deviation board; provide for the administration and enforcement of the act; prescribe penalties for the violation of the act; and supersede certain acts and parts of acts including 2014 PA 138.


History: 2018, Act 337, Eff. (sine die)
Compiler's Notes: Public Act 337 was proposed by initiative petition pursuant to Const. 1963, art 2, section 9. On September 5, 2018, the initiative petition was approved by an affirmative vote of the majority of the members of the Senate and an affirmative vote of the majority of the members of the House of Representatives, and filed with the Secretary of State on September 5, 2018.


© 2017 Legislative Council, State of Michigan

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

DocumentTypeDescription
Section 408.931.newSectionShort title.
Section 408.932.newSectionDefinitions.
Section 408.933.newSectionApplicability of act.
Section 408.934.newSectionMinimum hourly wage rate.
Section 408.934a.newSectionCompensation for workweek in excess of 40 hours; exceptions; rules; unpaid minimum wages; appropriation; compensatory time in lieu of monetary overtime compensation.
Section 408.934b.newSectionTraining hourly wage; employee less than 18 years of age; displacement prohibited; violation; civil fine.
Section 408.934c.newSectionRates for apprentices, learners, and persons with physical or mental disabilities; establishment.
Section 408.934d.newSectionMinimum hourly wage; establishment; conditions; percentages; gratuities; notice of plan to distribute service charges; records.
Section 408.935.newSectionWage deviation board; appointment, qualifications, and terms of members; chairperson; commissioner as secretary; quorum; vote on recommendation or report; conducting business at public meeting; notice of meeting; availability of writings to public; compensation and expenses; obtaining data from employer; report to commissioner; reconsideration of rate.
Section 408.936.newSectionRules.
Section 408.937.newSectionStatement of hours, wages, and deductions; inspection; posting of regulations and orders.
Section 408.938.newSectionAdministration and enforcement of act; investigating and ascertaining wages; revealing facts or information.
Section 408.939.newSectionViolation of act by employer; civil action; fine.
Section 408.940.newSectionApplicability of act; payment in accordance with minimum wage and overtime compensation requirements.
Section 408.941.newSectionDiscrimination against employee serving on or testifying to wage deviation board; violation.
Section 408.942.newSectionDischarge of employees within 10 weeks of employment; violation.
Section 408.943.newSectionDiscrimination based on sex.
Section 408.944.newSectionOperation of massage establishment; violation.
Section 408.945.newSectionInconsistent acts or parts of act; limitation; reference to workforce opportunity wage act.
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