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CA SB 828

Title: Minimum wages: health care workers: delay.
Author: Maria Elena Durazo

Summary
SB 828, Durazo. Minimum wages: health care workers: delay. Existing law requires, for any covered health care facility employer, as defined, with 10,000 or more full-time equivalent employees (FTEE), as defined, any covered health care facility employer that is a part of an integrated health care delivery system or a health care system with 10,000 or more FTEEs, a covered health care facility employer that is a dialysis clinic or is a person that owns, controls, or operates a dialysis clinic, or a covered health facility owned, affiliated, or operated by a county with a population of more than 5,000,000 as of January 1, 2023, the minimum wage for covered health care employees to be $23 per hour from June 1, 2024, to May 31, 2025, inclusive, $24 per hour from June 1, 2025, to May 31, 2026, inclusive, and $25 per hour from June 1, 2026, and until as adjusted, as specified.Existing law requires, for any hospital that is a hospital with a high governmental payor mix, an independent hospital with an elevated governmental payor mix, a rural independent covered health care facility, or a covered health care facility that is owned, affiliated, or operated by a county with a population of less than 250,000 as of January 1, 2023, as those terms are defined, the minimum wage for covered health care employees to be $18 per hour from June 1, 2024, to May 31, 2033, inclusive, and $25 per hour from June 1, 2033, and until as adjusted, as specified.Existing law requires, for specified clinics that meet certain requirements, the minimum wage for covered health care employees to be $21 per hour from June 1, 2024, to May 31, 2026, inclusive, and $22 per hour from June 1, 2026, to May 31, 2027, inclusive, and $25 from June 1, 2027, and until as adjusted, as specified.Existing law requires, for all other covered health care facility employers, the minimum wage for covered health care employees to be $21 per hour from June 1, 2024, to May 31, 2026, inclusive, $23 per hour from June 1, 2026, to May 31, 2028, inclusive, and $25 per hour from June 1, 2028, and until as adjusted, as specified.Existing law also separately requires, for a licensed skilled nursing facility, as described, in specified circumstances the minimum wage for certain other covered health care employees, as described, to be $21 per hour from June 1, 2024, to May 31, 2026, inclusive, $23 per hour from June 1, 2026, to May 31, 2028, inclusive, and $25 per hour from June 1, 2028, and until as adjusted, as specified.This bill would delay the minimum wage adjustments above by one month.This bill would make legislative findings and declarations as to the necessity of a special statute for health care workers.This bill would declare that it is to take effect immediately as an urgency statute.

Status
Chaptered by Secretary of State. Chapter 12, Statutes of 2024.

Bill Documents
CA SB 828 - 05/31/24 - Chaptered
05/31/24 - CA SB 828 (05/31/24 - Chaptered)


CA SB 828 - 05/30/24 - Enrolled
05/30/24 - CA SB 828 (05/30/24 - Enrolled)

CA SB 828 - 05/20/24 - Amended Assembly
05/20/24 - CA SB 828 (05/20/24 - Amended Assembly)

CA SB 828 - 03/22/23 - Amended Senate
03/22/23 - CA SB 828 (03/22/23 - Amended Senate)

CA SB 828 - 02/17/23 - Introduced
02/17/23 - CA SB 828 (02/17/23 - Introduced)

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  • Maria Durazo - D
    Senator - State Senate - CA

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