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The Minimum Wage Poster is a labor law posters poster by the California Department Of Industrial Relations. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in California, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.

The California minimum wage poster is a mandatory posting for all employers. As of 2024, businesses must pay their workers no less than $16.00 per hour. This poster must be posted next to the establishment's IWC, or the "Industry Occupation Order".

In 2024, special higher minimum wages were also implemented for fast food restaurant employers (effective April 1 2024), and healthcare facility employers (effective June 1 2024).

In previous years, companies with 25 or fewer employees were eligible to pay a lower minimum wage rate. As of 2023, this is no longer the case, and all employers must pay the same minimum wage regardless of number of employees.

The poster also displays the history of previous rates in the state of California, and a table listing permissible meal and lodging credits rates as part of the minimum wage obligation.

Note that California's minimum wage order does does not apply to outside salespersons or individuals who are directly related to the employer (including spouses).

It should also be noted that a growing number of cities and counties in California, including Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego, have their own minimum wage ordinances, and may require their own local minimum wage poster.


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EASE  POST N EXT  TO  YOU R IW C I NDUSTRY  OR OC CUPATION  ORDER  	O	FF I	CIA L	 N	O TICE	 	
   California Minimum Wage  	
MW-2 024  	
Every  employer,  regardless of  the  number  of  employees,  shall pay to  each  employee  wages  not less  than  the following:  	 	
Effective	 January	 1,	 202	4 	Minimum	 Wage	: $1	6.00 per	 hour	 *See Sec. 2 below	 	
Effective January 1, 2023 Minimum Wage: $15.50 per hour	 	
PREVIOUS	 YEARS	 	
EFFE CTIV E D ATE  	E mploy ers  with  25  or  Fewer  Emp loyees*  	Emp	loyers	 with	 26 or More	 Employ	ees * 	
January	 1, 202	2 	$14.00	 	$15.00	 	
January	 1, 2021	 	$13.00	 	$14.00	 	
*Employees treated as employed by a single qualified taxpayer pursuant to Revenue and Taxation Code section 23626 are treated  as employees of that single taxpayer. To  
employers and representatives of persons working in industries and occupations in the State of California:  
SUMMARY  OF ACTIONS  
T A KE NOTIC E that on  April 4, 2016, the  Governor of California  signed  legis lat ion  passed  by the Cal iforn ia L egisl ature , ra is ing t he minimum wag e for a ll ind ustries . (S B 3 , 
S ta ts  o f  2016,  amend ing  section  118 2.1 2.  of  the  Cal iforn ia Labor  Cod e.) and, in 2023, raised the minimum wage payable by certain Fast Food Restaurant employers (AB 1228, 
Stats. 2023) and Healthcare Facility employers (SB 525, Stats. 2023). P ursuant  to  its  autho rity  und er  L abo r Code  sec tion  118 2.13,  the  D ep artm ent  of Ind ustria l R ela tions  
a m ends  and  repu blishes  Sect io n s  2,  3,  a nd  5 of  the  Gen era l Mi nimum  Wag e Orde r,  MW -2024 . Sec ti o n  1 ,  Applica bil ity,  a n d  Section  4 , Se para bility,  have not  been  c h an ged . 
C onsiste nt  with th ese enactmen ts , amendm ents  a re mad e to the  minimu m w age,  and  the m eals an d lodgi ng cred its sect ions  of  a ll  of the IWC's  ind ustry  a nd  occup ati on or ders . 
Thi s summary  must  be  ma de available  to  employees  in  acco rdance  with  the  IWC's  wag e orders .  Copies  of  the  fu ll  text  of  the  amended  wage  orders  may  be  o btai ned  by  
downloading onl in e at  https://www.dir.ca.gov/iwc/WageOrderIndustries.htm  or by contacting you r local Division  of Labor Standards  Enforcement office . 
1.   APPLICABI LITY 
The  provisions  of this O rde r shall  not app ly to outs ide salespers ons and individuals who are the parent,  spouse, or  child ren of  the e mployer  previous ly  conta ined in th is  Order  
and  the  I WC's  in dust ry and  occu pation  orders.  E xceptions  and  m odifications  provided  by  statute  or  in  Sect ion  1,  Applicabil ity ,  and  in  other  sect ions  of  the  IWC's  i ndustry  
and  occupation  orders  may  be  used  where  such  provisions  are  enforceable  and  applicable  to the  employer.  
2.   MINIMUM  WAGES  
Every  employer  shall  pay  to  each  employee  wages  not  less  than  those  stated  above,  on  each  effective  date,  per hour  for  all  hours  worked,  except the following who shall pay no less than 
the specified minimum wage to each employee: Fast Food Restaurant employers under Part 4.5.5, of Division 2 of the Labor Code (commencing with Labor Code section 1474), 
effective April 1, 2024; and Healthcare Facility employers under Labor Code section 1182.14, effective June 1, 2024. Note: A supplement to thi s order is forthcoming. 
3.   MEALS  AND  LODGING  CREDITS  -  TAB  LE 
When  credit  for  meals  or  lodging  is  used  to  meet  part  of  the  employer's  minimum  wage obligation,  the  amounts  so  credited  pursuant  to  a  voluntary  written  agreement  may  not  be  
more than the  following: 
 	EFFECTIVE:	 	JANUARY	 1, 2021	 	JANUARY	 1, 2022	 	JANUARY	 1, 2023	 	January 1, 2024	 	
For	 an employer	 who	 employs:	 	26 or More	 	Employees 	25 or Fewer	 	Employees 	26 or More	 	Employees 	25 or Fewer	 	Employees 	All	 Employers	 regardless	 of 	number of Employees  	All Employers regardless of 	number of Employees 	LODGING	 	
Room occupied  alone 	$65.83	 	/week	 	$61.13	 	/week	 	$70.53	 	/week	 	$65.83	 	/week	 	$72.88	 	/week	 	$75.23	 	/week	 	
Room  shared  	$54.34	 	/week	 	$50.46	 	/week	 	$58.22	 	/week	 	$54.34	 	/week	 	$60.16	 	/week	 	$62.10	 	/week	 	Apartment	 ? two	 thirds	 (2/3)	 of the 	ordinary  rental value,  and  in no  event  
more  than:  	$790.67	 	/month  	$734.21	 	/month 	$847.12	 	/month 	$790.67	 	/month 	$875.33	 	/month 	$903.60	 	/month 	
Where	 a couple	 are both	 employed	 by the 	employer,  two  thirds  (2/3)  of the  ordinary  rental value, and in no event more than:	 	
$1,169.59	 	/month 	$1,086.07	 	/month 	$1,253	.10	 	/month 	$1,169.59	 	/month 	            	$1,294.83	 	/month 	         	$1,336.65	 	/month 	
Breakfast	 	$5.06	 	$4.70	 	$5.42	 	$5.06	 	$5.	60 	$5.78	 	Lunch	 	$6.97	 	$6.47	 	$7.47	 	$6.97	 	$7.72	 	$7.97	 	Dinner	 	$9.35	 	$8.68	 	$10.02	 	$9.35	 	$10.35	 	$10.68	 	
 Meals  or  lodg ing  may  not  be  c redited  aga inst  t h e mi nimum  wage  w ithou t a  voluntary  wr itten  agreement between  the  emp loyer  and  t he  e m ployee . When  credit fo r meals  or  
l odging  is used to  meet part of the emp loyer's  min imum wage ob ligation, the amounts so  cred ited  may not be  more  than the  amoun ts stated i n the table  above . 
4.  SE PARAB ILITY  
If  the app lication  of an y p rovision of t his  Order , or  any section, subsection, subdiv is ion,  sente nce,  clause,  phrase, word or port ion of th is O rde r should be he ld  inval id,  
unconst itut iona l, unauthor ized,  or prohib ited by statute,  the  re m aini ng p rovisions thereof  shall  no t be affected thereby, but s hall  co ntinue  to be given fu ll  fo rce  and effe ct as  if  
t h e par t so held  invalid  or unconstit utio nal had not  been in cluded herein.  
5.  AMENDED  PROVISIONS  
Th is  Order  amends  the  m inimu m wage  and  m eal s and  lo dging  cred its  in  MW -20 23 , as  wel l as  in  the  IWC’s  industry  and  occupation  orders . (See  O rders  1 -15,  Secs . 4  and  10;  
and Orde r 16, Secs . 4 and 9 .) This Orde r ma kes no other changes  to the IWC’s  industry and occupation orders . 
These  Am en dments  to the Wage  Orders  shall  be  in  effect  as  of  Ja nuary  1 , 202 4. 
 
Q ue stion s abou t e nforcemen t sho uld  be  d ir ected to  th e L abor  Commiss ione r's Office . For  the  address  and  tel eph one n umbe r of the  office  nea res t you ,  in fo rmat ion can  be  fo und  
on  th e i n tern et a t 	www.dir.ca.gov/DLSE/dlse.html  o r under  a  sea rch  for  “ Ca liforni a La bor  Comm iss ion er's Offi ce”  on th e inte rnet  or  any  ot her  d irectory.  T he  La bor  Commissioner  	has  offices  i n  t h e f o ll ow ing  cities : Ba kers field,  E l Ce ntro,  Fresno,  Long  Beach,  Los  An geles,  O ak la n d , R edding,  Sacram ento,  Sa lin as,  Sa n Be rna rd in o,  San  Die go, Sa n Francisco, 
S an  Jose, Santa A na, Santa Barbar a, Santa Rosa, Stoc kton, and Va	n Nuys.

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