Minimum Wage

About Minimum Wage

Health care is about people taking care of people — and hospitals remain committed to strong wages for California’s health care workers. As we continue to invest in California’s health care workforce, we must be vigilant to avoid impediments to the delivery of the care patients need and deserve.

Minimum Wage Bill Brings Meaningful Change for Workers and Protects Access to Care

“Gov. Newsom’s signature on landmark legislation to improve wages for California’s health care workers will create meaningful change for families struggling to keep pace while at the same time protecting access to care in vulnerable communities,” said Carmela Coyle, President & CEO of the California Hospital Association. “This bill strikes the right balance between significantly […]

Minimum Wage Bill Would Devastate Health Care in California

Following narrow Senate passage last month, a bill that would raise the minimum wage for all health care workers in all settings in California to $21 in 2024 and $25 in 2025 is now making its way through the Assembly. The minimum wage would also increase annually by 3.5% or the Consumer Price Index, whichever is lesser.