California Wage Law?

Answer California's economy is one of the largest in the world. It encompasses such diverse industries as agriculture, manufacturing and entertainment. California has specific policies, practices and defi... Read More »

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What is the prevailing wage in California?

For the state of California, the minimum wage used to be $8 an hour. In July 2010, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger ordered the minimum wage reduced to $7.25 an hour, the federal legal minimum wage. It h... Read More »

California Wage Labor Law?

California Labor Code Section 1173 grants the responsibilities of overseeing the wages and welfare of California workers to the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC). The IWC distributes the provisio... Read More »

How much is California's minimum wage?

The state of California's minimum wage is $8 per hour, which is 75 cents more per hour than the federally mandated minimum wage. This wage went into effect Jan. 1, 2008; it is accurate as of May 20... Read More »

What was the minimum wage of California in 1999?

The minimum wage was $5.75 an hour in California in 1999. As of June 2000, when California's 1999 minimum wage rate remained in effect, the hourly federal minimum wage was $5.15. Only California an... Read More »