Archive for the ‘Minimum Wage’ Category

State and Local Minimum Wage Increases Take Effect January 1

The next increase to the California minimum wage takes effect on January 1, 2017, for employers with 26 or more employees. For these employers, the minimum wage rate increases to $10.50 an hour. Employers with 25 or fewer employees will continue to pay $10 an hour. A number of local minimum wage hikes will also […]

30 Dec 16 - Local Ordinances, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

California’s Upcoming Minimum Wage Increase – Review Your Practices

On January 1, 2017, California’s minimum wage increases to $10.50 per hour for businesses with 26 or more employees. Small businesses with 25 or fewer employees will continue to pay the current minimum wage of $10 per hour. The increase for larger businesses is a result of SB 3, a bill that will increase the […]

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Employment Related Job-Killer Bill to Governor

As the 2016 legislative session came to a close late Wednesday, 19 of 24 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped through efforts of the California Chamber of Commerce, local chambers and the business community. While many job killer bills were stopped, one employment-related job killer already was signed and another is on the […]

2 Sep 16 - Compensation, Heat Illness, Minimum Wage, Overtime, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

City of San Mateo Adopts Higher Minimum Wage

Last week, the City of San Mateo adopted a minimum wage ordinance which requires annual increases beginning January 1, 2017. Local minimum wage ordinance are part of a growing statewide trend. San Mateo’s adopted minimum wage schedule is […]

22 Aug 16 - Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

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Proposed Changes to San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance

The San Diego City Treasurer’s Office announced today that the City Council is considering an Implementing Ordinance for the Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance. Key changes to the proposed implementation ordinance include: Allowing employers to cap an employee’s accrual of sick leave at 80 hours; Allowing employers to front load no less than […]

14 Jul 16 - Minimum Wage, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »