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Starting July 1, 2016, the minimum wage is $11.60 per hour.
Starting January 1, 2017, the minimum wage will be $12.25 per hour.
Starting January 1, 2018, the minimum wage will be $13.60 per hour.
Starting January 1, 2019, the minimum wage will be $15.00 per hour.
Every January 1 thereafter, the minimum wage will be adjusted based on the prior year’s Consumer Price Index.
(4) Maintain payroll records for a period of three (3) years, including employee’s name, hours worked, pay rate, and service charges collected and distributed; Upon request, provide employee with a written copy of their records within ten (10) days(5) Permit access to work sites and records for authorized City representatives for the purpose of monitoring compliance with the Ordinance and investigating employee complaints.The Minimum Wage Ordinance prohibits retaliation or discrimination against any person seeking to enforce the rights provided by the Ordinance.
For example, the California Industrial Welfare Commission Order No. 4-2001 establishes wage requirements for workers who supply their own hand tools and equipment. These same requirements apply in El Cerrito, except that the El Cerrito minimum wage applies rather than the California minimum wage. For more details, read the Minimum Wage Regulations For Employees Using Their Own Tools & Equipment Handout