Update Applicable to:
All employers in the state of California.
On December 23, 2021, the California Department of Industrial Relations released a notice regarding the prevailing wage rates in 2022.
What are the details?
Effective January 1, 2022, the minimum wage in California increased to $15.00 per hour, and each employer is required to pay at least the California minimum wage for the basic hourly rate in all cases where the published prevailing wage rate is below the California minimum wage. Any and all employer payments required by these determinations must also be paid.
For more information, please see the links below:
What do employers need to do?
Employers should review the links provided above and verify their payroll to ensure they are in compliance with the new law.