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Labor Code §1197

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DIVISION 2. EMPLOYMENT REGULATION AND SUPERVISION [200 – 2699.5] ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
PART 4. EMPLOYEES [1171 – 1408] ( Heading of Part 4 amended by Stats. 1972, Ch. 1122. )

CHAPTER 1. Wages, Hours and Working Conditions [1171 – 1206] ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

1197.
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.

(Amended by Stats. 2015, Ch. 783, Sec. 2. (AB 970) Effective January 1, 2016.)

Leonard H. Sansanowicz is the principal of Sansanowicz Law Group, P.C. and represents employees in all aspects of employment law. He has been a Super Lawyers Southern California Rising Star each year from 2013 to 2018, and for the past four years has been named to their Up- and-Coming 100 list. He also is a member of the Executive Board of the California Employment Lawyers Association.

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