Many California employers could also be dealing with one other minimal wage improve on July 1st. Earlier this 12 months, California’s minimal wage was elevated to $15.50 for all employers. Nevertheless, native entities (like cities and counties) are allowed to ascertain a larger minimal wage fee for workers working inside their jurisdiction. Beginning on July 1, 2023, a variety of localities will increase their minimal wage.
The next chart summarizes these modifications:
|Locality||Present Minimal Wage||New Minimal Wage (efficient July 1, 2023)||Required Postings (English)|
|Alameda||$15.75||$16.52||Minimal Wage Poster|
|Berkeley||$16.99||$18.07||Minimal Wage Poster|
|Emeryville||$17.68||$18.67||Minimal Wage and Sick Go away Poster|
|Fremont||$16.00||$16.80||Minimal Wage Bulletin|
|Metropolis of Los Angeles||$16.04||$16.78||Minimal Wage and Paid Sick Go away Poster|
|County of Los Angeles (unincorporated areas solely)||$15.96||$16.90||Minimal Wage Poster|
|Malibu||$15.96||$16.90||Minimal Wage Poster|
|Milpitas||$16.40||$17.20||Minimal Wage Poster
Know Your Rights Poster
|Pasadena||$16.11||$16.93||Minimal Wage Handout
Minimal Wage Poster
|San Francisco||$16.99||$18.07||Minimal Wage Poster|
|Santa Monica||$15.96 $18.17 (lodge employees)||$16.90 $19.73 (lodge employees)||Minimal Wage, Paid Sick Go away, and Service Cost Regulation Poster|
|West Hollywood||$17.00 (fewer than 50 staff)
$17.50 (50 or extra staff)
$18.35 (lodge employees)
|$19.08 (all staff)||All Enterprise Minimal Wage Poster
Motels Minimal Wage Poster
Affect on Distant Staff
Employers ought to take this as a chance to verify the place any of their distant staff (who’re incomes minimal wage) are working, as they might be topic to the next native minimal wage fee than in the event that they had been working on-site.
Moreover, lots of the native ordinances comprise particular discover necessities. The required posters sometimes should be posted in a conspicuous place on the work-site, and infrequently require the discover be offered in a number of languages. Word that, for employers with distant employees, Senate Invoice No. 657 permits employers to meet the discover necessities by emailing notices to their distant employees. Employers with distant employees ought to make sure you e-mail their distant staff the required discover to verify that each one staff, together with those that make money working from home, may have entry to required data associated to the rise in minimal wage.
Affect on Minimal Wage Necessities for Exempt Staff
Notably, these native minimal wage will increase don’t influence the minimal wage necessities for California staff exempt underneath the manager, administrative, or skilled exemptions. These necessities are primarily based on the state-wide minimal wage (not a particular localities’ minimal wage), and require an worker to earn not less than twice the state minimal wage, or $64,480.00 yearly.
If California employers have staff working in any of the above localities, they need to assess their staff’ hourly wage charges and make any required modifications by July 1st to be in compliance.