December 6, 2017, Introduced by Reps. Sabo, Elder, Durhal, Green, Brinks, Greimel, Faris, Singh, Sowerby, Love, Hertel, Lasinski, Geiss, Wittenberg, Zemke, Schor, Pagan, Chirkun, Phelps, Cochran, Yancey and Chang and referred to the Committee on Commerce and Trade.
A bill to amend 1978 PA 390, entitled
"An act to regulate the time and manner of payment of wages and
fringe benefits to employees; to prescribe rights and
responsibilities of employers and employees, and the powers and
duties of the department of labor; to require keeping of records;
to provide for settlement of disputes regarding wages and fringe
benefits; to prohibit certain practices by employers; to prescribe
penalties and remedies; and to repeal certain acts and parts of
by amending section 15 (MCL 408.485).
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 15. An employer who, with the intent to defraud, fails to
payment of pay the wages and fringe benefits due an employee
provided in this act
guilty of a misdemeanor, crime
punishable as follows:
(a) For a first violation, a misdemeanor punishable by
imprisonment for not more than 1 year or a fine of not more than
or imprisonment for not more than 1 year, or both.
(b) For a second or subsequent violation, a felony punishable
by imprisonment for not more than 2 years or a fine of not more
than $10,000.00, or both.
Enacting section 1. This amendatory act takes effect 90 days
after the date it is enacted into law.