We are happy to report that several cities in California have already issued their 2019 minimum wage notices with increases effective January 1, 2019. We are hard at work cranking out city posters for our clients in the following cities:

  • Belmont
  • El Cerrito
  • Redwood City
  • San Diego
  • San Mateo

Details of the 2019 Minimum Wage Changes

Belmont

Beginning January 1, 2019, employers who are subject to the City of Belmont Business License Tax or who have a business facility in Belmont must pay all employees who work at least 2 hours per week in the city a minimum wage of at least $13.50 per hour. The Belmont Minimum Wage Ordinance applies to both adult and minor employees.

El Cerrito

Effective January 1, 2019, employers in the City of El Cerrito are required to pay a minimum wage rate of $15.00 per hour to all employees who work within the city limits, regardless of the size of the employer or where the employer’s business is located. El Cerrito’s Minimum Wage Ordinance applies to both part-time and full-time employees, except those who work less than 2 hours per week.

Redwood City

To help low-wage workers with the high cost of living in Redwood City, the City Council passed a new minimum wage ordinance in April 2018 that reaches a $15.00 per hour minimum wage faster than the state law.

Starting on January 1, 2019, the city’s minimum wage will be $13.50 per hour. The new Redwood City Minimum Wage Ordinance applies to all businesses within the geographic boundaries of Redwood City and any employees who work at least 2 or more hours per week.

San Diego

Employees who perform at least 2 hours of work in one workweek within the geographic boundaries of the City of San Diego must be paid a minimum wage of at least $12.00 per hour as of January 1, 2019. The San Diego Earned Sick Leave & Minimum Wage Ordinance applies to both adult and minor employees.

San Mateo

Beginning January 1, 2019, employers who are subject to the City of San Mateo Business License Tax or who maintain a facility in the city must pay a minimum wage of $15.00 per hour. Tax-exempt nonprofit organizations must pay a minimum wage of $13.50 per hour. The San Mateo Minimum Wage Ordinance applies to adult and minor employees who work 2 or more hours per week.

Let Us Keep You in Compliance

We encourage you to order our City/County Poster 1-Year Plan so that you will automatically receive your updated city poster as soon as it is available. And because we provide free poster updates for mandatory changes, no matter how many occur during the 12-month period, you can always count on Poster Compliance Center to keep you in compliance!

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