Posts Tagged ‘minimum wage increase’

New 2020 Exempt Classification Rates

California’s Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) announced rate changes for the computer software employee exemption and the licensed physician and surgeon exemption. The new rates take effect January 1, 2020. For the computer software employees’ exemption: The minimum hourly rate of pay exemption increased to $46.55 from its previous rate of $45.41; The minimum monthly salary increased […]

5 Nov 19 - Compensation - Katie Culliton - 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 »

California Minimum Wage Hike Brings Many Changes

In early April, Governor Brown signed SB 3, a bill that will increase the minimum wage in California to $15 per hour by 2022. The governor’s action makes California the first state in the nation to commit to raising the minimum wage to $15 per hour statewide. Large businesses with 26 or more employees will […]

7 Jun 16 - Minimum Wage - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Releases 2016 Job Killer List

The California Chamber of Commerce has released a preliminary list of job killer bills to call attention to the negative impact that 18 proposed measures would have on California’s job climate and economic recovery if they were to become law. The list is preliminary at this point because CalChamber expects to add more bills to […]

31 Mar 16 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

CalChamber Stops Another ‘Job Killer’ on Assembly Floor

As the California State Legislature concluded its business June 4, one “job killer” failed to move off the Assembly Floor. The California Chamber of Commerce has identified 19 “job killer” bills to date. As of today, the deadline for bills to pass the house in which they were introduced, seven Senate “job killer” bills and […]

5 Jun 15 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »