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Tag: Minimum Wage

A Multitude of Minimum Wages

California no longer has a minimum wage. Instead, the state has 50 minimum wages, differing depending on where you work or what you do. California...

Governor Proposes Belt-Tightening Budget Approach with No General Tax Hikes

It’s a problem, but not a crisis. The state budget proposed by Governor Gavin Newsom would maintain the trajectory of state spending without major disruptions...

LA County Minimum Wage Applies to Unincorporated Areas

*Editor’s note: This article was updated on July 28, 2023 to add a clarification note, additional information links and names of incorporated cities in...

CalChamber Joins Coalition Supporting Resilient Tourism Economy in LA Area

The California Chamber of Commerce has joined a broad, diverse coalition supporting a resilient tourism economy in the Los Angeles Area. The Alliance for Economic...

Study Finds Job Killer Health Care Pay Bill Increases Costs $8B/Year

An economic analysis released last week found that a health care industry wage increase proposal would increase costs for public and private health care...

Labor/Employment-Related Job Killer Bills Moving in Legislature

Several troubling labor and employment-related job killer bills have been moving through the legislative committee process. The bills passed last week including California Chamber of...

Four 2023 Bills That Would Negatively Affect California Employers

In Episode 171 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber Policy Advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss four bills that, if...

Compliance Tips for 2023

In Episode 167 of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber’s vice president of employment law, Bianca Saad, discuss the...

State, Local Minimum Wage Rates Increase on January 1, 2023

What are the minimum wage increases I need to know about for the new year? Many California cities will ring in 2023 by increasing their...

California Minimum Wage Projected to Increase to $15.50

On May 12, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California’s minimum wage is projected to increase to $15.50 per hour for all employers, regardless of...