Effective July 1, 2020– New Milpitas Minimum Wage

$15.40 Per Hour

On February 21, 2017, Milpitas City Council adopted Ordinance No. 292 to establish a city-wide minimum wage. Beginning July 1, 2020, 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 $15.40 per hour.

Effective July 1 of every year, the City adjusts 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.

Employers must print the following two notices and post where information is accessible by employees.

Official Notice – Minimum Wage Rate (7/1/20)

Employer Poster: English

Employer Poster: Chinese

Employer Poster: Korean

Employer Poster: Spanish

Employer Poster: Tagalog

Employer Poster: Vietnamese

Milpitas Workers: Know Your Rights (7/1/20)

Know Your Rights: English

Know Your Rights: Chinese

Know Your Rights: Korean

Know Your Rights: Spanish 

Know Your Rights: Tagalog

Know Your Rights: Vietnamese

Milpitas employers and employees doing business in Milpitas are subject to the Minimum Wage Ordinance. For information, visit our FAQ page.

The minimum wage letter is also available in the following languages: English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese.


City of Milpitas

455 E. Calaveras Blvd

Milpitas, CA 95035

(408) 586-3058


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.