New minimum wage requirements have been signed into law by Governor Gavin Newsom, establishing five comprehensive minimum wage schedules for “covered health care employees,” which includes both contracted and subcontracted employees. Effective June 1, 2024, “covered health care facilities” will be required to implement the applicable minimum wage schedule, as set forth by the law.

To learn more about the changes to the law and what health care employers, contractors, and subcontractors have to do to come in to compliance with the law by its June 1, 2024 effective date, visit our blog on Employment Law Watch.