Minimum Wage

Minimum Wage Exempt from FSLA

While there is an injunction on the Federal Department of Labor increase of the salary test. Employers in California still have to follow the rules for being exempt from the FSLA. The salary test in California for exempt employees is two times the minimum wage. Meaning that the employee must be paid a weekly salary… Read more »

Posted on December 30, 2016 by Rick Rossignol


Employment Law Changes in 2017 CA

Bill Main Topic Summary Effective Date SB 1342 Agency Enforcement To enforce local laws or ordinances, including local wage laws, the city or county can delegate authority to a county or city official or a department head to issue subpoenas and report a failure to comply with subpoenas to a state court judge. 1/1/2017 AB… Read more »

Posted on December 6, 2016 by Rick Rossignol


California Statewide and Local Minimum Wage Rates to Increase in 2017

  The chart below summarizes the increases scheduled for 2017: California Local Ordinance Effective Date of Increase 2016 Rate 2017 Rate Berkeley October 1, 2017 $12.53 $13.75 Cupertino January 1, 2017 NA $12.00 El Cerrito January 1, 2017 $11.60 $12.25 Emeryville July 1, 2017 $13.00 (55 or fewer employees) $14.00 $14.82 (56 or more employees)… Read more »

Posted on December 2, 2016 by Rick Rossignol