Take a Look At 2019 Minimum Wage & Overtime Updates

13 Nov

Nov-Min Wage-Overtime

Interested in 2019 Minimum Wage Tips & Overtime Updates?

Did you know that the Annual Minimum Wage, Tip and Overtime adjustment season began October 2018? Some California cities and counties are announcing their 2019 rates NOW.

Rate Change Examples Below:

California: State law provides that certain computer software employees, as well as licensed physicians and surgeons, are exempt from state overtime requirements if they receive a minimum hourly, monthly, or yearly rate, which is determined annually based on cost-of-living changes.

  1. Effective 1-1-19: the computer software employee minimum hourly rate will increase from $43.58 to $45.41 per hour; the minimum monthly salary amount will increase from $7,565.85 to $7,883.62, and the minimum annual salary amount will increase from $90,790.07 to $94,603.25. For licensed physicians and surgeons, the minimum hourly pay rate will increase from $79.39 to $82.72.
  2. Mountain View, California: The minimum wage will increase from $15.00 to $15.65/hour on 1-1-19.
  3. Sunnyvale, California: The minimum wage will increase from $15.00 to $15.65 per hour on January 1, 2019. On 10-30-18, the City Council voted to amend its ordinance to cap the amount of annual adjustments at five percent. Because $.65/hr. is less than five percent, the amendments will not impact the 2019 adjustment.

No-Cal’s San Francisco Bay Area – Bay Area (of Laws):

  1. The Alameda City Council adopted a citywide minimum wage, which, effective July 1, 2019, will be $13.50 per hour, increasing to $15.00 per hour on 7-1-20, with annual adjustments based on cost-of-living increases beginning 7-1- 22.
  2. On October 1, the Berkeley minimum wage rate generally increased from $13.75 to $15.00 per hour, increasing from $12.00 to $13.25 for employer youth works and job training participants.
  3. In Daly City, the City Council received a staff recommendation to hold a public hearing concerning a proposed citywide minimum wage ordinance on 11-16-18.
  4. The Fremont City Council held a listening session about whether to adopt a citywide minimum wage ordinance.

This information offers California employers real minimum wages, tips and overtime annual wage changes coming in 2019. We also can provide similar information for: Alaska, Florida, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Seattle & Tacoma WA.

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