The City of San Diego announced on September 28, 2020, that the City’s minimum wage will increase to $14 per hour on January 1, 2021. This in an increase from the minimum wage of $13 per hour applicable in 2020. The City of San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance, San Diego Municipal Code (SDMC) Chapter 3, Article 9, Division 1 became effective on July 11, 2016. The City’s law applies to employees who perform at least two (2) hours of work in one or more calendar weeks of the year within the geographic boundaries of San Diego. The City has directed employers to the Council District or the interactive geographic boundaries map to assist in determining if they are located within the City. If a work location is not within the geographic boundaries of the City of San Diego, but within the County of San Diego, the California State minimum wage and earned sick leave laws apply.