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California Minimum Wage

This webpage has been developed by the City of Long Beach as a resource to the local community regarding changes to the State’s minimum wage and related matters.


MW - 2017
Minimum Wage — Every employer shall pay to each employee hourly wages not less than the following.

EFFECTIVE DATE

Employers with 26 or More Employees*

Employers with 25 or Fewer Employees*

January 1, 2017

$10.50

$10.00

January 1, 2018

$11.00

$10.50

* Employees treated as employed by a single qualified taxpayer pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code section 23626 are treated as employees of that single taxpayer.


KNOW YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES


EMPLOYEES


General Information

Minimum Wage Order 2017 (MW-2017): Effective January 1, 2017

Minimum Wage Order 2014 (MW-2014): Effective July 1, 2014

Frequently Asked Questions (State of California Department of Industrial Relations)

How to File a Wage Claim with the State of California

How to Contact the Labor Commissioner’s Office for more information


Long Beach Hotel Workers

CITY OF LONG BEACH
Annual Adjustment for Hotel Workers

EFFECTIVE DATE

HOTEL WORKER HOURLY RATE

July 1, 2016

$14.07

Long Beach Hotel Workers Initiative Ordinance (Measure N)

Updates for Long Beach Hotel Workers

On November 6, 2012, voters in the City of Long Beach adopted an initiative ordinance (Measure N) requiring minimum compensation and sick days paid to hotel workers.

The full text of Long Beach Municipal Code Chapter 5.48 is available on the Long Beach City Clerk website.


EMPLOYERS


General Information

Workplace Postings

Frequently Asked Questions about Workplace Postings

Current California Wage Orders

Nonprofit Organizations

Sheltered Workshops and Special Minimum Wage Workers


ADDITIONAL BACKGROUND

Fact Sheet: Boosting California's Minimum Wage - Governor

Senate Bill 3


Contacts

To contact a representative of the State of California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) regarding minimum wage, you may call the DIR at: (562) 590-5048.

To speak with a City representative for general inquiries, contact: Stephanie Eaves, MPA, MA