Minimum Wage Increase: Important Information for Hiring Supervisors

Effective on January 1, 2020, minimum wage increased from $12.00 to $13.00 per hour. Accordingly, all student employees at Chapman University whose hourly rate was below $13.00 per hour have been adjusted to the current minimum wage amount. 

The minimum wage amount in the State of California is on a schedule to increase annually until January 1, 2022 when it will be $15.00 per hour.   

The schedule is:

  • From Jan. 1, 2019, to Dec. 31, 2019: twelve dollars ($12) per hour.
  • From Jan. 1, 2020, to Dec. 31, 2020: thirteen dollars ($13) per hour.
  • From Jan. 1, 2021, to Dec. 31, 2021: fourteen dollars ($14) per hour.
  • From Jan. 1, 2022: fifteen dollars ($15) per hour.

Human Resources recommends that you work with the appropriate person in your department or college/school to ensure employees are hired at the appropriate amount, and to address the impact of this change to your budget.

Contact Robin Borough, director of talent acquisition, with any questions. 

Stephanie House