NEW LAW: Fremont, CA Minimum Wage To Increase To $15 By 2020

On January 15, 2019,  the Fremont City Council enacted the Fremont Minimum Wage Ordinance, which incrementally increases the minimum wage in Fremont to $15.00 in accordance with the following schedule:

Small Employers
(25 or fewer employees)
Large Employers
(26+ employees)
July 1, 2019 $11.00 $13.50
July 1, 2020 $13.50 $15.00*
July 1, 2021 $15.00
July 1, 2022 Increase to equal large employer minimum wage

*Increases will correspond to any Consumer Price Index (CPI) increase, up to five percent starting July 1, 2021.

It is recommended that all Fremont employers prepare for these increases.