IMPROVED WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITY WAGE ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 337 of 2018
408.934d Minimum hourly wage; establishment; conditions; gratuities defined.
(1) The minimum hourly wage rate of an employee is 38% of the minimum hourly wage rate established in section 4 if all of the following occur:
(a) The employee receives gratuities in the course of his or her employment.
(b) If the gratuities described in subdivision (a) plus the minimum hourly wage rate under this subsection do not equal or exceed the minimum hourly wage rate otherwise established under section 4, the employer pays any shortfall to the employee.
(c) The gratuities are proven gratuities as indicated by the employee's declaration for purposes of the federal insurance contribution act, 26 USC 3101 to 3128.
(d) The employee was informed by the employer of the provisions of this section.
(2) As used in this section, "gratuities" means tips or voluntary monetary contributions received by an employee from a guest, patron, or customer for services rendered to that guest, patron, or customer and that the employee reports to the employer for purposes of the federal insurance contributions act, 26 USC 3101 to 3128.
History: 2018, Act 337, Eff. Mar. 29, 2019
Am. 2018, Act 368, Eff. Mar. 29, 2019
Compiler's Notes: Public Act 337 was proposed by initiative petition pursuant to Const. 1963, art 2, section 9. On September 5, 2018, the initiative petition was approved by an affirmative vote of the majority of the members of the Senate and an affirmative vote of the majority of the members of the House of Representatives, and filed with the Secretary of State on September 5, 2018.For the transfer of powers and duties of the department of licensing and regulatory affairs and the powers and duties of the director of the department of licensing to the department of labor and economic opportunity, see E.R.O. No. 2019-3, compiled at MCL 125.1998.
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