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Local Minimum Wage Ordinance Hikes Coming July 1

Throughout California, local cities and counties continue to pass minimum wage ordinances and other employment laws relating to paid sick leave and criminal background checks. On July 1, 2019, several local minimum wage rates will increase, and two new local minimum wage ordinances will go into effect. Minimum Wage Increases The following cities and county […]

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Sonoma Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance

The City of Sonoma is the latest city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance. On June 10, 2019, the Sonoma City Council adopted the Sonoma Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO), which will raise the minimum wage to $13.50 per hour for large employers and $12.50 per hour for small employers, effective January 1, 2020. The […]

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Emeryville Pauses Minimum Wage Increases for Small, Independent Restaurants

The Emeryville City Council voted to push the “pause” button for a very specific group of employers that would otherwise be subject to the upcoming minimum wage increase next month. On July 1, 2019, Emeryville is one of several California cities that will have their local minimum wage rate increase. Currently, Emeryville has separate rates […]

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Alameda Joins Minimum Wage Ordinance ‘Party’ in July

Another California city, Alameda, adopted a new minimum wage ordinance (MWO) that takes effect in July. Last October, when then-governor Jerry Brown signed a number of bills into new laws, the Alameda City Council passed their own MWO, which will raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by July 1, 2020. Beginning July 1, 2019, […]

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Daly City Increases Minimum Wage Starting February 13

On January 14, 2019, Daly City’s City Council voted unanimously to increase the local minimum wage to $12 per hour, effective February 13, 2019, joining an ever-growing list of municipalities to enact a local minimum wage ordinance. The current California state minimum wage rate for large employers with 26 or more employees is also $12 […]

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