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** Please note:  Per Michigan Law, if the State Unemployment rate for 2020 is 8.5% or higher, the minimum wage increase may be delayed or cancelled.

As of November 1, 2020 the State has not determined the 2020 unemployment rate.  Stay tuned for more information on this.

If the increase goes into effect, Kallas Auto Payroll Service will make the necessary changes on your payroll.


If the increase goes into effect, the new rate effective January 1, 2021 is $9.87 per hour.

Employees who regularly receive tips may be paid $3.75 per hour as long as that person is claiming at least $6.12 in tips per hour.

The law also allows a Michigan employer to pay minor employees (aged 16-18) $8.39 per hour after the first 90 days.

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