Welcome to the Merced County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce website. We hope that the information provided to you on this website will better acquaint you with our services, benefits and an insight into our county and city. We are glad that you have visited our website and we hope that you will come back again and again.
Effective January 1, 2017, the minimum wage in California is $10.50 per hour for Employers with 26 employees or more. There are some employees who are exempt from the minimum wage law, such as outside salespersons, individuals who are the parent, spouse, or child of the employer, and apprentices regularly indentured under the State Division of Apprenticeship Standards.