California's Minimum Wage Will Increase January 1, 2019.
Companies with 26 people or workers will see California's minimum wage increase by a dollar, to $12 an hour, on January 1, 2019
The minimum wage for businesses with 25 or fewer employees is $10.50, which will increase to $11
Large employers will have to pay $15 an hour in 2022. Smaller business be will pay that in 2023.