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Minimum Wage Ordinance

Dear client;

CHLK is taking this time to thoroughly explain which minimum wage ordinance your business should follow.

 

  1. If your business is located inside the boundaries of City of Los Angeles, then you must follow below minimum wage schedule
City of Los Angeles Minimum Wage Ordinance
Effective Date 26 or More Employees 25 or Fewer Employees
7/1/2019 $14.25 $13.25
7/1/2020 $15.00 $14.25
7/1/2021 $15.00 $15.00

 

  1. If your business does not have to follow City of Los Angeles Minimum Wage Ordinance, follow the below California Minimum Wage Ordinance
California Minimum Wage Ordinance
Effective Date 26 or More Employees 25 or Fewer Employees
1/1/2020 $13.00 $12.00
1/1/2021 $14.00 $13.00
1/1/2022 $15.00 $14.00
1/1/2023 $15.00

 

Common misconception for businesses in LA County should follow the #1 ordinance above.  Please utilize the flow chart on the next page and determine which ordinance to follow.

Locality – Out of LA County

Applies To

Minimum Wage

Date

Belmont

All employees

$13.50

1/1/2019

Berkeley

All employees

$15.59

7/1/2019

Cupertino

All employees

$15.00

1/1/2019

El Cerrito

All employees

$15.00

1/1/2019

Emeryville

55 or less employees

$16.30

7/1/2019

56 or more employees

$16.30

7/1/2019

Los Altos

All employees

$15.00

1/1/2019

Milpitas

All employees

$15.00

1/1/2019

Mountain View

All employees

$15.65

1/1/2019

Oakland

All employees

$13.80

1/1/2019

Palo Alto

All employees

$15.00

1/1/2019

Redwood City

All employees

$13.50

1/1/2019

Richmond

With benefits

$13.50

1/1/2019

Without benefits

$15.00

1/1/2019

San Diego

All employees

$12.00

1/1/2019

San Francisco

All employees

$15.00

7/1/2018

San Jose

All employees

$15.00

1/1/2019

San Leandro

All employees

$14.00

7/1/2019

San Mateo

All employees

$15.00

1/1/2019

501©(3) Nonprofit

$13.50

1/1/2019

Santa Clara

All employees

$15.00

1/1/2019

Sunnyvale

All employees

$15.65

1/1/2019

Locality – Within LA County

Applies To

Minimum Wage

Date

Malibu

25 or less employees

$13.25

7/1/2019

26 or more employees

$14.25

7/1/2019

Santa Monica

25 or less employees

$13.25

7/1/2019

26 or more employees

$14.25

7/1/2019

Pasadena

25 or less employees

$13.25

7/1/2019

26 or more employees

$14.25

7/1/2019

Long Beach

25 or less employees

$11.00

1/1/2019

26 or more employees

$12.00

1/1/2019

Long Beach-Hotel Workers

All employees

$14.97

7/1/2019

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