Michiganders Can’t Live On Minimum Wage

For everyone out there who feels like they’re slaving away each day at their job yet still racking up credit card debt, missing monthly payments and always driving with an empty gas tank it’s not your fault.

Working harder and longer may not be enough to support a family in Michigan, particularly for employees in low-paying jobs such as retail sales, clerical work and home health care, according to a new study released today.

The Basic Economic Security Tables for Michigan, a study that analyzes the cost of essential needs for singles and families across Michigan, found the cost of providing basic necessities — such as shelter, food and transportation — far exceeds minimum wage and the paychecks of people working full-time in low-paying job categories.

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