12 Cities in California to Raise Minimum Wage Again on July 1, 2019

It's that time to update your payroll again! Twelve cities and counties throughout the state of California will again be updating their minimum wage. Until December 31, 2019, the current state-wide California minimum wage is $11.00 per hour for companies with 25 or fewer employees, and $12.00 per hour for employers with 26 or more …

Cities and Counties Across California Increased the Minimum Wage Again on July 1, 2018- Is Yours Included? (See Our Chart)

Ten cities and counties across California increased their minimum wages again on July 1, 2018, including the following: El Cerrito Emeryville City of Los Angeles County of Los Angeles (unincorporated areas) Malibu Milpitas Pasadena San Francisco City and County San Leandro; and Santa Monica. Employers should examine the rules for every jurisdiction in which they …

New Year, New Employer Responsibilities for January 2017

California legislators continue to create new and revise old laws.  A summary of the changes for 2017, and annual best practices recommendations, are provided below: Take note of increase to minimum wage and update in payroll/ with payroll processor Advise employees of decreased mileage reimbursement to 53.5 cents per mile Post updated federal, state, and …

Minimum Wage & Paid Sick Leave Law Updates for California Cities and Counties

On April 4, 2016, Governor Jerry Brown signed the “Fair Wage Act of 2016,” a bill that aims to increase California’s minimum wage to $15.00 per hour by the year 2022. Under California law, employers must also offer employees at least 3 days, or 24 hours, of sick leave per year. This statewide law applies …

Santa Monica, CA Minimum Wage Increase to Take Effect on July 1, 2016

On April 28, 2016, the Santa Monica City Council adopted a mandatory minimum wage increase to $10.50 per hour, which will take effect on July 1, 2016. Santa Monica's new ordinance mirrors the minimum wage laws adopted by Los Angeles earlier this year. This increase is the first in a series of wage increases, which will gradually raise …