Minimum Wage Campaign Update
The ECDC’s lobbying and organizing efforts on increasing the minimum wage in El Cerrito persuaded the City Council to vote unanimously on the first reading of an ordinance November 3, 2015. The ordinance establishes the following rate minimum wage rate schedule:
|Date||Wage Rate (per hour)|
|July 1, 2016||$11.60|
|January 1, 2017||$12.15|
|January 1, 2018||$13.60|
|January 1, 2019||$15.00|
|After January 1, 2020||Increase by CPI|
The second reading and final vote for the ordinance is expected to be on November 17, 2015.
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