City Minimum Wage

2019 County and City Minimum Wage Updates

On January 1, 2019, the minimum wage will rise in 20 states and on the federal level for employees of federal contractors. While state-level minimum wages remain a popular solution for regional cost-of-living differences, municipal minimum wages are increasingly seen as a remedy for cost-of-living differences between cities and counties within an individual state. 20 Read more

Minneapolis Minimum Wage

Coming close on the heels of the city’s recent implementation of mandatory paid sick and safe time, the Minneapolis City Council has again turned its focus to employment policy. Beginning January 1, 2018, large employers must pay employees a minimum wage of $10 per hour, to rise each July thereafter until it reaches $15 per Read more

After months of conflict, citizens of Flagstaff finally have an answer as to whether the city’s controversial minimum wage ordinance will live or die…that answer being “not yet, but try again later.” In a widely-attended Valentine’s Day session, the Flagstaff City Council elected not to hold a special election allowing citizens to vote on amendments Read more

San Diego’s City Council has successfully overridden the mayor’s veto of a Earned Sick Leave & Minimum Wage Ordinance (#20390). It is scheduled to take effect January 1, 2015. The Ordinance imposes several requirements for employers: paying a minimum wage higher than the California State minimum wage of $9.00 per hour, mandatory employee earned sick Read more