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Minimum Wage Increases In 13 California Localities And Employers Must Post New Notices

CATEGORY: Private Education Matters
CLIENT TYPE: Private Education
DATE: May 29, 2020

On July 1, 2020, the minimum wage increases in thirteen localities in California, including the cities of Alameda, Berkeley, Emeryville, Fremont, Los Angeles, Malibu, Milpitas, Pasadena, San Francisco, San Leandro, and Santa Monica; San Francisco County; and the unincorporated areas of Los Angeles County. 

Employers located within in the geographic boundaries of one of these cities or counties must post an updated minimum wage poster on or before July 1, 2020 at each worksite.  The notices must be posted in locations where employees can read them easily.  These localities have notices available on their websites that employers can print and post. 

The minimum wage rates are noted in the following chart.  Click on the name of the city or county for additional information and the required minimum wage notice.

City or County

Minimum Wage Rate Effective July 1, 2020

City of Alameda

$15.00 per hour

City of Berkeley

$16.07 per hour

City of Emeryville

$16.84 per hour

City of Fremont

$15.00 per hour ($13.50 for businesses with 25 or fewer employees)

City of Los Angeles

$15.00 per hour ($14.25 for businesses with 25 or fewer employees or non-profits with approval.)

City of Los Angeles (Unincorporated Areas)

$15.00 per hour ($14.25 for businesses with 25 or fewer employees)

City of Malibu

$15.00 per hour ($14.25 for businesses with 25 or fewer employees)

City of Milpitas

$15.40 per hour

City of Pasadena

$15.00 per hour ($14.25 for businesses with 25 or fewer employees)

City and County of San Francisco

$16.07 per hour

City of San Leandro

$15.00 per hour

City of Santa Monica

$15.00 per hour ($14.25 for businesses with 25 or fewer employees)