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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.

  • If you have a received a notice from the County of Los Angeles regarding a minimum wage increase that is set to take place on July 1, 2017, please note that this notice only applies to unincorporated areas of the Los Angeles County and does not apply to most businesses located in the City of Long Beach.

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      

July 1, 2017      $14.35

Long Beach Hotel Workers Initiative Ordinance (Measure N)

 2017Updates 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 us at: