Labor and Economic Opportunity
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It is the mission of the Wage and Hour Division to provide public service through the fair, effective, and efficient administration of laws which protect the wages and fringe benefits of Michigan’s workers and ensure compliance with the requirement that certain entities post notices related to human trafficking.
Executive Order 2020-79 lifts certain requirements of the application process for young Michiganders to obtain a work permit.
Effective April 3, 2020, Governor Whitmer expanded certain protections associated with the Paid Medical Leave Act (PMLA) entitlements under state law due to the COVID-19 emergency. Here are a few key highlights on the expanded benefits:
Review Executive Order 2020-36 for additional information.