SB 935 - Increases the Minimum Wage - California Key Vote

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Title: Increases the Minimum Wage

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Vote to pass a bill that increases the minimum wage.


  • Increases the hourly minimum wage from $8 to the following amounts (Sec. 1):
    • $11, beginning January 1, 2015;
    • $12, beginning January 1, 2016; and
    • $13, beginning January 1, 2017.
  • Requires the Industrial Welfare Commission to adjust the minimum wage annually, using the percentage rate of inflation as determined by the California Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI), beginning January 1, 2018 (Sec. 1).
  • Authorizes the commission to increase the minimum wage to an amount greater than the amount calculated using the CPI percentage rate of inflation (Sec. 1).
  • Prohibits the commission from reducing the minimum wage (Sec. 1).