Posts Tagged ‘local minimum wage ordinance’

Do Local Minimum Wages Change the Exempt Salary Test?

A local minimum wage applies to our nonexempt employees. When the minimum wage increases on July 1, does that mean the salary test for our exempt employees also increases? There are 11 cities and one county that have minimum wages which increase on July 1. These increases to the minimum wage rates apply only to […]

24 Jun 19 - Local Ordinances - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

Emeryville Pauses Minimum Wage Increases for Small, Independent Restaurants

Update: As of June 25, 2019, the minimum wage increase pause for small, independent restaurants is in flux and may not be valid. Small, independent restaurants wanting to take advantage of this provision should visit the City of Emeryville webpage for further information. The Emeryville City Council voted to push the “pause” button for a very […]

6 Jun 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

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, […]

25 Feb 19 - Local Ordinances - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Fremont City Council Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance

The City of Fremont is the latest city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance. On January 15, 2019, the Fremont City Council voted unanimously to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020 for large employers and by 2021 for smaller employers. The Fremont Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) will apply to all employers that […]

23 Jan 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

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 »