Effective January 1, 2018 – New Milpitas Minimum Wage
$12.00 Per Hour
On February 21, 2017, the Milpitas City Council adopted Ordinance No. 292 to establish a city-wide minimum wage. Beginning January 1, 2018, employers who are subject to the City’s business license requirement or who maintain a business facility in the City, must pay to each employee who performs at least two (2) hours of work per week in Milpitas, minimum wages of not less than $12.00 per hour. Beginning on July 1, 2020, and each July 1st thereafter, the City will adjust the minimum wage based on the Bay Area Consumer Price Index as published by the U.S. Department of Labor. The minimum wage requirement set forth in Ordinance No. 292 applies to adult and minor employees who work two (2) or more hours per week.
The following is the schedule for minimum wage increases:
|Effective Date||Milpitas Minimum Wage Rate|
|July 1, 2017||$11.00|
|January 1, 2018||$12.00|
|July 1, 2018||$13.50|
|July 1, 2019||$15.00|
|July 1, 2020 and each following year||Bay Area Consumer Price Index Increase|
Employers must print the following two notices and post where information is accessible by employees.
Official Notice – Minimum Wage Rate (1/1/18)
Employer Poster: English
Employer Poster: Vietnamese
Employer Poster: Chinese
Milpitas Workers: Know Your Rights (1/1/18)
Know Your Rights: English
Know Your Rights: Vietnamese
Know Your Rights: Chinese
WHO DO I CONTACT IF I AM NOT RECEIVING $12.00 PER HOUR?
City of Milpitas
455 E. Calaveras Blvd
Milpitas, CA 95035
You will be asked to provide:
- Your name, mailing address and phone number
- Name, address and phone number of the company where you work
- Manager or owner’s name
- Type of work you perform
- How and when you are paid (example: cash or check, every week)
Any additional information you can provide such as copies of pay stubs, personal records of hours worked or other information regarding your employer’s pay practices are helpful.
All services are free and confidential. Please remember that your employer cannot terminate you or in any other manner discriminate against you for filing a complaint with the City of Milpitas.