California Free Printable Minimum Wage Law Posters California Minimum Wage Poster Poster Required

The California Minimum Wage Poster is a minimum wage law 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.

This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place where all employees will see it by all employers. This poster describes who is applicable for the minimum wage, what the minimum wage is, how meals and lodging is dealt with regards to minimum wage, separability, and any amendments to the minimum wage law.

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California Min imum  Wage	 	
M W - 2 019 	
EFF	ECTIV	E D	ATE 	Employ	ers with 	26 	or More 	Emp	loyees*	 	Emp	loyers with 	25 or Fewer 	Employ	ees *	 	
January 1, 2 019	 	$12.00	 	$11. 00	 	
January 1, 2020	 	$13.00	  $12.00  	
January 1, 2017	 	$10.50	 	$10.00	 	
January 1, 2018	 	$11.00  	$10.50	 	
*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 Stat e of California: 
T A KE NOTIC E that on Apri l 4, 2016, the G overnor of California  s igned  legis lat ion  passed  by  the Cal iforn ia L egisl ature , ra is ing  the  minimum wag e for a ll ind ustries . (S B  3 , Sta ts 
o f  2016,  amend ing section  1182.1 2. of the  Californ ia Labor Cod e.)  Pur suant to its  authority  und er  Labo r Code sec tion  1182 .13, t he D epartm ent  of I ndustria l R ela tions  am ends  and 
r epu blishes  Sectio n s  2, 3,  and  5 of the Gen era l Mi nimum Wag e Orde r, MW -20 17. Sec ti o n 1 , Applica bili ty, a nd Section  4, Se para bili ty, hav e not  been ch an ged . C onsiste nt with 
t h is  enactmen t, amendm ents  are mad e to the mi nimu m wage,  and the m eals an d lodgi ng  cred its  sect ions of a ll of  the  IWC's  i ndu stry a nd occup ation or ders . 
Thi s summary must be  made  available  to employees  i n  acco rdance  with the IWC's  wag e orders .  Copies  of  the  fu ll text of  the  amended wage  orders may be  o b tai ned by  orde ring on -
l i n e at www. ov/WP.asp , 	
or by contacting  you r local Division of  Labor Standards  E nforcement office . 	
The  provisions  of this O rde r shall  no t app ly to  outs ide salespers ons . and  individuals who are the parent, spouse ,  or  child ren  of  t he  employer  previous ly  cont ained   in  th is  Order  
and the  IWC's  in dustry and    occupation  orders.  Excepti ons and   modificat ions  provided  by  statute  or   in  Sect ion 1,  Applicabil ity ,  and  in   other sections of the  IWC's  
i ndustry and oc cupa tion  orders may be used whe re  any  such  pro visions are enfo rceab le  and app lic ab le to  the em ploye r. 	
E very empl oyer shall  pay to each employee wages n ot l ess  than those stated above, on each  effective date, per hour for all  ho urs  wo rked.  	
W hen  credit  for meals  or lodging is  used  to meet  part of the  employe r's  minimum  wage obligation, the a mounts  so credited  pursuant  to a voluntary written agreement may not be more 
than  the  follow ing	
                           	EFFECTIVE	:  	JANUARY 1, 2017	 	JANUARY 1, 	2018	 	JANUARY 1, 	2019	 	JANUARY 1, 	2020	 	
For an 	employer who employs:	 	 LODGING	 	
26 or More Employees  	25 or Fewer Employees 	26 or More Employees	 	25 or Fewer Employees	 	26 or More Employees	 	25 or Fewer Employees	 	26 or More Employees	 	25 or Fewer Employees	 	
Room occupied alone  	$49.38/ week 	$47.03/ week 	$51.73/ week 	$49.38/ week 	$56.43/ week  	$51.73/ week  	$61.13/ week 	$56.43/ week 	
Room shared	 	$40.76/ week	 	$38.82/ week	 	$42.70/ week	 	$40.76 week	 	$46.58/ week	 	$42.70/ week	 	$50.46/ week	 	$46.58/ week	 	Apartment 	– two thirds (2/3) of the 	ordinary rental value,  and in no event more than:	 	
month  $564.81/ 
month  $621.29/ 
month  $593.05/ 
month  $677.75/ 
month  $621.28/ 
month  $734.21/ 
month  $677.75/ 
Where a couple are both employed by the employer, two thirds (2/3) of the ordinary rental value, and in no 	event more than:	 	
$877.27/ month  $835.49/ 
month  $919.04/ 
month  $877.26/ 
month  $1002.56/ 
month  $919.02/ 
month  $1086.07/ 
month  $1002.56/ 
Breakfast  	$3.80	 	$3.62 	 	$3.98 	 	$3.80	 	$4.34	 	$3.98	 	$4.70	 	$4.34	 	
Lunch	 	$5.22	 	$4.97	 	$5.47	 	$5.22	 	$5.97	 	$5.47	 	$6.47	 	$5.97	 	Dinner	 	$7.09	 	$6.68	 	$7.35	 	$7.01	 	$8.01	 	$7.34	 	$8.68	 	$8.01	 	
Meals  or  lodg ing may  not be  credit ed ag ainst  th e  mi nimum wage w ithou t a  voluntary  written agreement between  the  emp loyer and t he em ployee . When  credit fo r meals  or lodging   
i s used to m eet part of the e mployer's  min imum wage ob li gation,  the amounts so c redited  may not be  more  than the amoun ts stated i n the tab le above . 
If  the app lication  of an y p rov ision of  th is  Order , or  any section, subsection,  subdivis 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, t he re m aini ng p rovisions thereof  shall  not  be affected thereby, but s hall  co ntinue  to be given fu ll  fo rce  and eff ect  as i f 
t h e  pa rt so held  inv alid  or  unconstit utio nal  had  not been  in cluded herein.  	
Th is Order amends the m inimu m wage and m eals and lo dging cred its  in  MW -201 7, as  wel l as in the IWC’s industry and occupation orders . (See  Orders  1 -15, Secs . 4 and 10;  
and Orde r 16, Secs . 4 and 9 .) This Orde r ma kes no other changes t o the IWC’s  industry and occupation orders . 
These Am en d ments to the Wage Orders shall be in effect as of Ja nuary 1 , 2019 . 
Q ue stion s abou t enforcemen t sho uld  be  dir ected to th e Labor  Commiss ion er's  Office . For the address a nd tel eph one n umbe r of the office nea res t  yo u,  i nfo rmat ion can be fo und on  
th e i n tern et  at /DLSE/dlse.html	
  or under  a sea rch  for  “ Cali forni a La bor  Comm issi oner's  Offi ce”  on  th e int ernet  or any ot her directory.  The La bor Commissioner  has 	offices  in  th e f oll ow ing cities : Ba kers field,  El Ce ntro,  Fresno,  Long Beach, Los  Angeles,  Oak la n d , R edding, Sacram ento , Sa li n as, San  Berna rd in o, San  Diego, Sa n Franci sco, San 
J ose, Santa A na, Santa Barba ra, San ta Rosa, Stockt on, and Va	n N uys.  	
Amend s Genera  l

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