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Multiple Minimum Wage Increases to Take Effect on July 1, 2018

On July 1, 2018, multiple state and local authorities will increase the hourly minimum wage rate ever closer to the $15.00 per hour wage demanded by the Fight for $15 advocates. The following lists of minimum wage increases are not exhaustive and may not reflect increases within a certain working sector (for example, increase in minimum wages for tipped workers or hotel workers).Therefore, we encourage you to contact legal counsel for up-to-date information regarding your city, county or state.

MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES OUTSIDE CALIFORNA

State/County/City

Covered Employers

Minimum Wage Beginning July 1, 2018

Minimum Wage Before July 1, 2018 

County of Cook, Illinois

All

$11.00

$10.00

Chicago, Illinois

All

$12.00

$11.00

Portland, Maine*

All

$10.90

$10.68

Maryland 

All

$10.10

$9.25

Montgomery County, Maryland

50 or fewer employees

$12.00

$11.50

 

51 or more employees

$12.25

$11.50

Minneapolis, Minnesota

100 or fewer employees

$10.25

$7.87

 

101 or more employees

$11.25

$10.00

Oregon 

Nonurban

$10.50

$10.00

  Standard $10.75 $10.25
 

Portland Metro area

$12.00

$11.25

Washington D.C.

All

$13.25

$12.50

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MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES IN CALIFORNIA

Since 2015, thirty (and counting) cities, towns and municipalities in California have enacted their own minimum wage laws. The following localities will increase minimum wages on July 1, 2018:

City/County (California)

# of Employees

Minimum Wage Beginning July 1, 2018

Minimum Wage Before July 1, 2018

Belmont

All

$12.50

$11.00

El Cerrito

All

$13.60

$12.25

Emeryville*

55 or fewer employees

$15.00

$14.00

 

56 or more employees

$15.69

$15.20

Los Angeles (city)^

25 or fewer employees

$12.00

$10.50

 

26 or more employees

$13.25

$12.00

Los Angeles (county)

25 or fewer employees

$12.00

$10.50

 

26 or more employees

$13.25

$12.00

Malibu

25 or fewer employees

$12.00

$10.50

 

26 or more employees

$13.25

$12.00

Milpitas

All

$13.50

$12.00

Pasadena

25 or fewer employees

$12.00

$10.50

 

26 or more employees

$13.25

$12.00

San Francisco

All

$15.00

$14.00

San Leandro

All

$13.00

$12.00

Santa Monica^

25 or fewer employees

$12.00

$10.50

 

26 or more employees

$13.25

$12.00

Minimum Wage Rising Concept*Beginning July 1, 2018, the minimum wages for these local cities and municipalities will adjust annually according to the Consumer Price Index (CPI).

^ Los Angeles and Santa Monica have separate minimum wage ordinances for hotel workers that are currently higher than the non-hotel general minimum wage.

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