Michigan restaurants brace for minimum wage ‘catastrophe’ | Business

Michigan restaurant owners can exhale a sigh of relief – at least temporarily.

Last week, a court ruling that would have more than doubled wages for tipped workers – currently less than $4 an hour up to $12 – was granted a 205-day stay by Court of Claims Judge Douglas Shapiro, giving the state more time to formulate an appeal, and Michigan restaurants time to take a long, hard look at what their futures might entail.

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