As of January 1, 2018, California’s minimum wage will increase to $11.00/hour for businesses with 26 or more employees and will increase every year until the minimum wage is $15.00/hour in 2022. For businesses with 25 or fewer employees, the minimum wage will increase to $10.50/hour. It will also increase every year until the minimum wage is $15.00/hour for all employees in 2023.
Once the minimum wage reaches $15.00/hour for all businesses, wages can be increased up to 3.5% each year to account for inflation, as measured by the National Consumer Price Index. Click here to read more.