minimum wage

Battle Creek Motel Owner Sentenced To Jail For Lying To Feds
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 an…
Battle Creek Hotel Owner Pleads Guilty To Lying To Feds
A Battle Creek man has pleaded guilty to lying to federal investigators, in connection to wage fraud.
31-year-old Mehul Patel, also known as Mike Patel, pleaded guilty to Concealing a Material Fact from the Federal Government When Obligated to Disclose It, in US District Court in Grand Rapids Thursda…
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…
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 bruta…