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Minimum Wage Rates List Updated for 2017

 

California’s local minimum wage ordinances continue to spread like wildfire. Since publishing our Minimum Wage Rates For 2017 article two weeks ago (December 16, 2016), the City of San Leandro enacted their own minimum wage rates and regulations.

This updated 2017 list includes San Leandro’s ordinance as well as San Jose’s July, 2017 minimum wage rate increase.

City or County Minimum Wage Rate Date
Berkeley $12.53 January 1, 2017
$13.75 October 1, 2017
Cupertino $12.00 January 1, 2017
El Cerrito $12.25 January 1, 2017
Emeryville $13.00 (55 or fewer employees) and $14.82 (56 or more employees) January 1, 2017
$14.00 (55 or fewer employees) and $15.20 (56 or more employees) July 1, 2017
Long Beach $14.07 (hotel workers) January 1, 2017

 

Los Altos $12.00 January 1, 2017
Los Angeles City $10.00 (25 or fewer employees) and $10.50 (26 employees or more) January 1, 2017
$10.50 (25 or fewer employees) and $12.00 (26 employees or more) July 1, 2017
Los Angeles County (Unincorporated Areas) $10.00 (25 or fewer employees) and $10.50 (26 employees or more) January 1, 2017
$10.50 (25 or fewer employees) and $12.00 (26 employees or more)  July 1, 2017

 

Malibu $10.00 (25 or fewer employees) and $10.50 (26 or more employees) January 1, 2017
$10.50 (25 or fewer employees) and $12.00 (26 or more employees) July 1, 2017
Mountain View     $13.00 January 1, 2017
Oakland   $12.86 January 1, 2017
Palo Alto $12.00 January 1, 2017
Pasadena     $10.00 (25 or fewer employees) and $10.50 (26 employees or more) January 1, 2017
$10.50 (25 or fewer employees) and $12.00 (26 employees or more) July 1, 2017
Richmond  $12.30 January 1, 2017
San Diego             $11.50 January 1, 2017
San Francisco City and County  

   

$13.00 January 1, 2017
$14.00 July 1, 2017

 

San Jose     $10.50 January 1, 2017
$12.00 July 1, 2017
San Leandro $12.00 July 1, 2017
San Mateo              $12.00 January 1, 2017
Santa Clara             $11.10 January 1, 2017
Santa Monica   

    

$10.00 (25 or fewer employees) and $10.50 (26 employees or more) January 1, 2017
$10.50 (25 or fewer employees) and $12.00 (26 employees or more) July 1, 2017
Sunnyvale $13.00 January 1, 2017

 

To help business owners keep track of local minimum wage increases, The Employment Policies Institute (EPI) launched a mobile app called “Wage Engage.” The app tracks proposed minimum wage legislation and enables the users to voice their concerns to their legislators directly from the app.

For more information, please contact one of our attorneys, Tim Bowles, Cindy Bamforth, or Helena Kobrin.

Cindy Bamforth

December 28, 2016

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