Currrent as of February 4, 2022

Labor Code § 1197

Requirement that minimum wage be paid

The minimum wage for employees fixed by the commission or by any applicable state or local law, is the minimum wage to be paid to employees, and the payment of a lower wage than the minimum so fixed is unlawful. This section does not change the applicability of local minimum wage laws to any entity.


Added Stats 1937 ch 90. Amended Stats 1972 ch 1122 § 17; Stats 2015 ch 783 § 2 (AB 970), effective January 1, 2016.

Labor Code 1197