minimum wage

Rodeway Inn Owner Sentenced To Jail For Lying To Department of Labor
A local hotel owner who pleaded guilty in federal court to lying to investigators about wages has now been sentenced. The US Attorney’s Office in Western Michigan announced Wednesday that 31-year-old Mehul Patel of Battle Creek, also known as Mike, was sentenced to 2 months in jail and a $10,000 fine, with a ruling promised to come within a month on $250,000 in restitution...
Robot Makes 360 Burger an Hour
For all of you who want a $15 dollar an hour minimum wage, beware.  The Business Insider news site is reporting on a robot that according to the article can: "slice toppings like tomatoes and pickles immediately before it places the slice onto your burger, giving you the freshest burger possible...
Sen. Peters Does Not Pay His Interns?
Interesting that Senator Gary Peters, D-Michigan, who is a big supporter of increasing the minimum wage because as he stated in a news release speaking on legislation increasing the federal minimum wage “Nobody who works full time in this country should have to live in poverty, but that is the brutal economic reality for millions of families across the country right now who can't make ends meet in