Who must post the Novato, CA Minimum Wage Poster?
Every employer must post in a conspicuous place at any workplace or job site where any employee works the City’s current notice announcing the adjusted minimum wage rate for the upcoming 12-month period. (Muni. Code § 2-30.9) The Novato, CA Minimum Wage Poster must be posted in English, Spanish and such other languages as regulations may require. Employers are also required to give written notification to each current employee and to each new employee at time of hire, of his or her rights under the Minimum Wage Ordinance. The notification shall be in all languages spoken by more than ten percent of the employer’s employees. The Novato, CA Minimum Wage Poster is in a bilingual (English/Spanish) format.
- “Employer” means any person, including corporate officers or executives, who directly or indirectly (including through the services of a temporary services or staffing agency or similar entity) employs or exercises control over the wages, hours or working conditions of any employee.
- “Very Large Employer” means an employer for which normally 100 or more persons work for compensation during a given week, including persons employed outside the city.
- “Large employer” means an employer for which normally 26 to 99 persons work for compensation during a given week, including persons employed outside the city.
- “Small Employer” means an employer for which normally 25 or fewer persons work for compensation during a given week, including persons employed outside the city.
Who is covered?
The minimum wage rate applies to any employee who performs at least two hours of work in a particular week within the geographic boundaries of the City of Novato.
What are the planned increases in the minimum wage rate?
The City’s first minimum wage rate is effective July 1, 2020. After July 1, 2020, the minimum wage rate will be adjusted each January 1. Minimum Wage rates will increase a follows:
|Very large businesses
|July 1, 2020||$15.00||$14.00||$13.00|
|January 1, 2021||CPI||$15.00||$14.00|
|January 1, 2022||CPI||CPI||$15.00|
|January 1, 2023||CPI||CPI||CPI|
How are employees protected?
Employees who assert their rights are protected from retaliation and may file a civil action against their employers for violations of the City’s Minimum Wage Ordinance #1653. (Muni. Code § 2-30) The Novato, CA Minimum Poster informs employees that they may contact the City Clerk’s office for information at the number provided.