Minimum Wage in Sunnyvale

$15 by 2018 Minimum Wage Update

Sunnyvale’s current minimum wage rate is $13.00 per hour.

The Sunnyvale City Council adopted an ordinance to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2018. The following is the schedule of the hourly minimum wage rate implementation:

$13.00 on January 1, 2017
$15.00 on January 1, 2018

The ordinance includes an annual adjustment based on inflation starting on January 1, 2019, and every January 1 thereafter. The increase will correspond to the prior year's Consumer Price Index based on the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose regional index as reported by the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics.

January 1, 2017 Official Minimum Wage Employer Posters

Employers must print the following two notices and post where information is accessible by employees.

Official Notice - Minimum Wage Rate (1/1/17) 
Employer Poster: English 
Employer Poster: Spanish 
Employer Poster: Chinese

Sunnyvale Workers: Know Your Rights (1/1/17) 
Know Your Rights: English 
Know Your Rights: Spanish 
Know Your Rights: Chinese

Information for Employers:

Ordinance Basics and Responsibilities (1/1/17) 
Employer Responsibilities: English 
Employer Responsibilities: Spanish 
Employer Responsibilities: Chinese

Sunnyvale employers and employers doing business in Sunnyvale are subject to the Minimum Wage Ordinance. Visit our FAQs for information. If you have additional questions, email us or call 408-730-7902.

Who do I contact if I am not receiving $13.00 per hour?

Office of Equality Assurance
200 East Santa Clara Street, Fifth Floor
San Jose CA 95113



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  • Sunnyvale City Hall

  • 456 W. Olive Ave.
  • Sunnyvale, CA 94086
  • TDD (408) 730-7501
  • Map and Directions

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