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Minimum Wage Information for Employers

Employers must post and give written notification of the Minimum Wage Law's provisions to each current employee and to each new employee at time of hire.

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Oakland's Minimum Wage Posters for 2019


In some cases, notice must be given in languages other than English. To assist with this notification, the City provides the following poster in multiple languages:

Please note: Employers are prohibited from discharging, reducing compensation or otherwise discriminating against any person who makes a complaint under the ordinance.

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For business owners who need a referral to a service provider for additional assistance with the new employment law or general business technical assistance, please contact the City of Oakland's Business Assistance Center by phone (510) 238-7952 or email