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Minimum Wage Changes Effective July 1, 2018 – Are Your Postings Up to Date?

Posted on June 21, 2018

There are multiple labor law and minimum wage changes going in to effect to July 1. This is a good time to make sure all your labor law postings are up to date:

Minimum Wage Changes Effective July 1, 2018

CityNew hourly rate

Los Angeles (City and County), Malibu, Pasadena, Santa Monica (26 or more employees)


Los Angeles (City), Malibu, Pasadena, Santa Monica (25 or fewer employees)


West Hollywood (for 25 or fewer employees)


Belmont (all)


El Cerrito (all)


Emeryville (55 or fewer employees)


San Francisco (all)


Milpitas (all)


San Leandro (all)


 New July 1st Posting Requiements

  • Santa Monica- 72 hours or 9 days paid sick leave beginning July 1, 2018.
  • San Francisco- The Consideration of Salary History Ordinance bans employers—including City contractors and subcontractors—from considering the current or past salary of an applicant in determining whether to hire the applicant or what salary to offer the applicant. The ordinance also prohibits employers from (1) asking applicants about their current or past salary or (2) disclosing a current or former employee’s salary history without that employee’s authorization unless the salary history is publicly available.

Lauren Sims is the article’s author and the Director of Human Resources.

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