“Hundreds of thousands of people signed these initiatives because they wanted to see the change and I don’t think the Legislature should go in and mess around with that,” said Gilda Jacobs, executive director of the Lansing-based Michigan League for Public Policy, which advocates for vulnerable populations.
“The minimum wage is really important in helping people to support their families,” she added. “And the earned sick time just makes so much sense. When you think about the people who would benefit — it’s the child care workers, the restaurant employees and the people who are taking care of our parents and grandparents. We don’t want them to come to work sick. This just makes moral and economic sense.” Nov 26, 2018 – The Detroit Free Press