Minimum Wage

California’s minimum wage is $10 per hour and the federal minimum wage is $7.25 per hour. When state and federal law differ, you must comply with the more restrictive requirement. California state minimum wage is higher, so that is the rate that you must pay employees in California.​​​​

Read about 2016 minimum wage increases and local ordinances.
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