Local Ordinances -- Table 1


State
Municipality
Year
wage w/ health benefits
wage w/o health benefits
COLA/INDEX
AZ
Pima County
2002



AZ
Tucson
1999
8.00
9
Cost of labor
CA
Berkeley
2000
9.75
11.37
CPI-U
CA
Fairfax
2002



CA
Hayward
1999



CA
Los Angeles
1997
7.39
8.64
City Employees Retirement System
CA
Los Angeles County
1999



CA
Marin County
2002
9.75
11.25
CPI-U
CA
Oakland
1998
8.00
9.25
CPI
CA
Oxnard
2002



CA
Pasadena
1998



CA
Port Hueneme
2001



CA
Richmond
2001
11.42
12.92
City Council Resolution or increase in city employee labor agreements
CA
Sacramento
2003
9.00
10.5
CPI-U
CA
San Diego
2005
10.00
12
CPI-U
CA
San Fernando
2000
7.25
8.50
California Public Employment Retirement System
CA
San Francisco
2003
8.50
8.5
CPI-U
CA
San Jose
1998
9.50
10.75
CPI-U
CA
Santa Clara County
1995



CA
Santa Cruz
2000



CA
Santa Cruz County
2002



CA
Santa Monica
2001(0verturned by ballot 2002)



CA
Sebastopol
2003



CA
Sonoma
2004
11.70
13.2
CPI-U
CA
Watsonville
2002



CA
West Hollywood
1997
8.33
9.58
California Public Employees Retirement System
CA
Ventura County
2001



CO
Denver
2000
9.93
9.93
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
CT
Hartford
1999



CT
Meriden
2000
10.92
10.92(+)
DHHS Poverty Guidelines (family 4)
CT
New Britain
2001
11.71
11.71
DHHS Poverty Guidelines (family 4 118%)
CT
New Haven
1997
11.10
11.1
CPI-W
DC
District of Columbia
2006
11.75
11.75
CPI-U
FL
Broward County
2002
10.63
12.02
CPI-U
FL
Miami Beach
2001
8.56
9.81
CPI-U
FL
Miami-Dade
1999



FL
Orlando
2003
8.50
10.2

IA
Des Moines
1996



IL
Chicago
1998
10.00
10.00
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
IL
Cook County
2005
9.43
11.78
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
IN
Gary
1989



KS
Lawrence
2003
9.53
11.03
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
KY
Louisville (Metro Government)
2002
9.00
9
NA
LA
New Orleans
2002 (Overturned by court 2002)



MA
Boston
1997
10.25
10.25
CPI-U
MA
Cambridge
1999
10.00
10
CPI-U
MA
Somerville
1999



MD
Baltimore
1994
7.70

DHHS Poverty Guidelines (family 4)
MD
Montgomery County
2002
9.00
10.44
DHHS Poverty Guidelines (Family of 4)
MD
Prince Georges County
2003



MI
Ann Arbor
2001
8.70
10.2
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
MI
Detroit
1998
10.33
12.91
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
MI
Eastpointe
2001



MI
Ferndale
2001
8.50
9.75
CPI
MI
Hazel Park
2002 (Repealed 2002)



MI
Ingraham County
2003



MI
Lansing
2003



MI
Monroe County
2001 (Repealed 2003)



MI
Pittsfield Township
2001



MI
Southfield
2002



MI
Taylor
2002



MI
Warren
2000
10.32
12.91
DHHS Poverty Guidelines (Family of 4)
MI
Washtenaw County
2001



MI
Ypsilanti
1999
8.50
10
City Council may adjust
MI
Ypsilanti Township
1999



MN
Duluth
1997
6.50
7.25
CPI
MN
Minneapolis
1997
10.92
12.91
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
MN
St. Paul
1997



MO
St. Louis
2002



MT
Bozeman
2001
8.50
9.5
CPI-U
MT
Missoula
2001
6.15 (State min)
Health Insurance required
CPI (state and Fed min wage)
NC
Durham
1998
10.42
10.42
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
NE
Omaha
2000 (Repealed 2001)



NJ
Cumberland County
2001
8.50
10.87

NJ
Gloucester County
2001



NJ
Hudson County
1999



NJ
Jersey City
1996



NM
Santa Fe
2002
9.50

Statute specified or city council vote
NY
Albany
2005
10.25
11.91
CPI-U
NY
Buffalo
1999
9.59
10.77
CPI
NY
Hempstead
2001 (Repealed 2001)



NY
New York City
1996
10.00
11.5
NA
NY
Oyster Bay
2001



NY
Rochester
2001
8.52
9.52
CPI-U
NY
Suffolk County
2001



NY
Syracuse
2005
10.08
11.91
CPI-U
NY
Westchester County
2002
11.50
13
none
OH
Cincinnati
2002
8.70
10.2
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
OH
Cleveland
2000
9.20

CPI
OH
Dayton
2003
9.93
11.91
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
OH
Lakewood
2003



OH
Toledo
2000



OR
Ashland
2001
11.44(Total compensation)
11.44
CPI-U
OR
Corvallis
1999
10.47
10.47
CPI
OR
Multnomah County
1996
9.00
9.00
CPI-U
OR
Portland
2000
8.00
9.5
CPI-W
OR
Salem
2001



PA
Philadelphia
2005
10.88
10.88
State/Fed min. wage (150%)
PA
Pittsburgh
2004
9.12
10.62
CPI-U
TX
San Antonio
1998



VA
Alexandria
2000
9.93
10.7
DHHS Poverty Guidelines+Labor Bureau stats -table8
VA
Arlington County
2003
10.98
10.98
CPI
VA
Charlottesville
2001
9.00
9.00
NA
VT
Burlington
2001
9.90
11.68
Basic needs budget from State of Vermont
WA
Bellingham
2002
10.00
11.5
IPD
WI
Dane County
1999
9.93
9.93
DHHS Poverty Guidelines (family 4)
WI
Eau Claire
2000
6.65


WI
Madison
1999
10.58
10.58
DHHS Poverty Guidelines (family 4)
WI
Milwaukee
1995
8.25
8.25
DHHS Poverty Guidelines
WI
Milwaukee County
1997
6.26

Prevailing wage

*in KANSAS, "wage floor" is the term used for "living wage"
*in Durham, NC, "livable wage" is the term used