On July 1, 2018, a number of localities in California saw their minimum wages increase. The chart below summarizes locality mid-2018 minimum wage increases, as well as Berkeley’s impending minimum wage increase, which will occur on October 1, 2018. Note that California employers are prohibited from paying a lesser cash wage payment to tipped employees and offsetting their minimum wage obligations with a tip credit.
Former Minimum Wage
Minimum Wage Effective July 1, 2018
$12.00 (YouthWorks and youth job training programs)
$15.00 (Effective October 1, 2018)
$13.25 (YouthWorks and youth job training programs)
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