How Michigan restaurants beat back a minimum-wage ballot measure

Working Lunch: Justin Winslow, CEO of the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association, joins the podcast to talk about his group’s successful fight against a state ballot initiative.

How did Michigan restaurants successfully argue against a ballot initiative on the minimum wage and tip credit?

This week’s episode of the Working Lunch podcast, from the public affairs firm Align Public Strategies, features Justin Winslow, the president and CEO of the Michigan Restaurant and Lodging Association.

Winslow talks about his organization’s successful legal battle with the state’s supreme court to remove a ballot measure to increase the minimum wage and eliminate the tip credit.

But the issue is far from over.

Meanwhile, California is creating a “Fast Act” for janitorial workers. Align’s Joe Kefauver and Franklin Coley also discuss Legislative Scorecard.  

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