On July 1, 2019, California’s minimum wage increases in several California cities, most notably Los Angeles, Santa Monica and Malibu here in the Southland. These cities will see a minimum wage increase from $13.25 to $14.25 hourly for businesses with 26 or more employees. Those with 25 or fewer employees will go up to $13.25 an hour. The current overtime pay in California is $15 per hour.
Other raises on July 1, 2019 include:
Berkeley – $15.65 hourly for all businesses
Emeryville – $16 hourly for all businesses
Los Angeles City & County – $13.25 to $14.25 hourly for businesses with 26 or more employees
Malibu – $13.25 to $14.25 hourly for businesses with 26 or more employees
Milpitas – $15 hourly for all businesses
Pasadena – $14.25 (pending City Council action)
Sacramento – $11.75 for all businesses
San Francisco – $15.65 (TBD)
San Leandro – $14 for all businesses
Santa Monica – $13.25 to $14.25 hourly for businesses with 26 or more employees
Businesses are required in this areas to update their minimum wage postings in a visible area of their workplace or job site. The increases are a continued result of SB-3, which was signed into law in 2016.
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