Minimum Wage Hike Takes Effect Today

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Lansing, MI - If you make minimum wage, you just got a raise.

A new Michigan law takes effect today, which raises the rate from $7.40 to $8.15 an hour.

It's the first increase in six years and just the beginning of a gradual 25% increase that will bring minimum wage up to $9.25 by 2018.

If you have questions about the new minimum wage law, call the State Labor Department at (855)464-9243.

For more information on the controversy surrounding the new wage hike, tune in to News Ten tonight for details.

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