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Share Your Input on Novato's Proposed Minimum Wage Increase

Post Date:08/30/2019 5:00 PM

The State of California minimum wage is scheduled to increase each year until a minimum wage of $15 per hour is reached in 2023 for all employees.

The Novato City Council is considering an accelerated increase schedule until a minimum wage of $15 per hour is reached in 2022 for all employees in Novato. Once the minimum wage reaches $15 per hour, the rate will be adjusted based on CPI-W for the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area or 3.5% whichever is less.

The City Council is scheduled to introduce a proposed draft ordinance at their regular meeting on September 24, 2019.

We want to hear from you! Share your input for Council consideration now at novato.org/opennovato.

More information is available at novato.org/minimumwage.

Implementation Date State Law
City of Novato
  Large
Business 
Small
Business 

Very Large
Business
(100+ employees)

Large Business
(26-99 employees) 
Small Business
(1-25 employees) 
January 1, 2019  $12.00  $11.00  $12.00  $12.00  $11.00 
January 1, 2020  $13.00  $12.00  $13.00  $13.00  $12.00 
July 1, 2020 ----  ----  $15.00  $14.00  $13.00 
January 1, 2021  $14.00  $13.00  CPI  $15.00  $14.00 
January 1, 2022  $15.00  $14.00  CPI  CPI  $15.00 
January 1, 2023 CPI  $15.00  CPI  CPI  CPI 
           
CPI Adjustment  US CPI-W (no more than 3.5%)  US CPI-W (no more than 3.5%)  San Francisco-Oakland-
San Jose
CPI-W (no more than 3.5%) 
San Francisco-Oakland-
San Jose
CPI-W (no more than 3.5%)  
San Francisco-Oakland-
San Jose
CPI-W (no more than 3.5%)  

 

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