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Economy
4:45 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

'Wage erosion' is shrinking paychecks in Michigan, but is hiking the minimum wage the solution?

A new study claims Michigan workers in the lowest earning 20% of the workforce are now earning about fifty-five cents an hour less than they did in 2009, when adjusted for inflation.
Steve Carmody Michigan Radio

Michigan’s poorest workers have seen their paychecks shrink as the economy has grown.

A new study claims Michigan workers in the lowest-earning 20% of the workforce are now earning about 55 cents an hour less than they did in 2009, when adjusted for inflation.

Doug Hall authored the study for the Economic Policy Institute, a left-leaning Washington D.C. think tank.

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