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Group to rally in Kalamzoo for higher minimum wage
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A group plans to rally in Kalamazoo to call for an increase in the state's minimum wage.
Governor Rick Snyder is scheduled to be in Kalamazoo on Wednesday, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Southwest Michigan Innovation Center.
While he's at the Radisson, Michigan United plans to hold a rally outside the hotel at 5:00 p.m. that evening.
They want the Governor to raise the minimum wage to $10.00 per hour, by the year 2016.
Right now, the minimum wage in Michigan is $7.40 per hour.