Minimum Wage Applies to Charter Cities And All Counties

CATEGORY: Authored Articles
CLIENT TYPE: Public Employers, Public Safety
PUBLICATION: The Daily Journal
DATE: Apr 01, 2019

Peter Brown and Megan Atkinson authored an article for the Daily Journal that discusses the Court of Appeal case Marquez v. City of Long Beach (244 Cal. Rptr. 3557 (2019)).The Court of Appeal held that California’s state minimum wage applies to all public employers, including charter cities and all counties. This ruling significantly impacts all public employers. Charter cities and county employers must now ensure that their employees are earning the minimum wage. Furthermore, the increasing minimum wage will not only be felt by charter cities and counties, but by all public agencies due to the nature in which public agencies set employees salary schedules.

You can read the entire article on the Daily Journal‘s website here.