Bills that would cut recently adopted sick leave benefits and a minimum wage hike are headed to Gov. Rick Snyder‘s (R) desk.

The Michigan House voted Dec. 4 to slash pro-worker measures passed in September in a legislative maneuver called “adopt and amend.” The pare-back plan, backed by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, allowed the Republican-controlled legislature to adopt robust citizen ballot initiatives for sick leave and minimum wage—thus removing them from the ballot box—and then pare them back...