July 1 California Minimum Wage Hikes Dependent on City

On April 4th, Governor Brown signed SB 3 into law, making California the first state to have a statewide $15 minimum wage.

Though California has a statewide $15 minimum wage, there are local minimum wage ordinances.  On July 1st, 2016, certain areas of California will experience their own independent minimum wage increases.

Rising to $14.82 (56+ Employees)
Rising to $13.00 (<56 Employees)

El Cerrito
Rising to $11.60

San Francisco
Rising to $13.00

Rising to $11.00

Rising to $10.50 (26+ Employees)

Santa Monica
Rising to $10.50 (26+ Employees)

Rising to $10.50 (26+ Employees)

Los Angeles County
(unincorporated areas)
Rising to $10.50

City of Los Angeles
Rising to $10.50

The California Restaurant Association has released an infographic reflecting all of these minimum wage hikes: http://www.calrest.org/newsroom/july-1-minimum-wage-increases.

In order to keep up with other payroll compliance items, you can view PAYDAY’s 2016 Ultimate Guide to Payroll Tax Holdings Infographic, which is updated every year.

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As Director of Operations, Jessica oversees the day-to-day operations for payroll, human resources, tax, finance and client affairs. She also plays an active role in formulating corporate strategy and developing client programs. Jessica believes a company’s success begins with its people. She strives to build a team encompassing excellence and professionalism, and to play a large role in developing the staff on an ongoing basis. Her passion for strong client relationships drives her in ensuring that clients receive the highest level of personal service and the best products in the industry. Jessica joined PAYDAY in 2004, and quickly advanced to Development Coordinator in 2006, when she took charge of Human Resources. She was promoted to Director of Operations in September, 2011.