Archive for the ‘Local Ordinances’ Category

Two New San Francisco Ordinances for 2018: Lactation Accommodation and Salary History Ban

In the past few weeks, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed two new local ordinances relating to lactation accommodation and requests for salary history, which will affect San Francisco employers beginning in 2018. Lactation Accommodation Beginning January 1, 2018, San Francisco’s “Lactation in the Workplace Ordinance” will increase existing California and federal protections for nursing […]

26 Jul 17 - Local Ordinances - Virginia Young - No CommentsRead More »

Los Angeles Demands $1.45 Million Penalty for Violation of Local Minimum Wage Law

Penalties just got very costly for Los Angeles employers. The Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office and the City’s Office of Wage Standards (OWS) announced this week that they are demanding $1.45 million in penalties from Carl’s Jr. Restaurants for the alleged failure to comply with the city’s minimum wage laws at several Los Angeles locations. […]

28 Jun 17 - Local Ordinances, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

July 1 Brings Changes to Local Ordinances

Throughout California, local cities and counties are passing ordinances relating to minimum wage, paid sick leave, criminal background checks, employee scheduling and more. Minimum Wage Increases Although the state minimum wage doesn’t increase until 2018, a number of local minimum wage hikes will take effect on July 1, 2017. The following cities and county will […]

16 Jun 17 - Local Ordinances, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

June 15 Webinar on the Upward Trend in Local Ordinances

It’s an extraordinary trend that shows no signs of slowing down. From the Bay Area to San Diego, California cities and counties are enacting local ordinances relating to minimum wage, paid sick leave, criminal background checks and more. Are you in compliance? “Local and statewide rules can vary significantly, and even between California municipalities,“ says […]

30 May 17 - Local Ordinances - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

State and Local Minimum Wage Increases Take Effect January 1

The next increase to the California minimum wage takes effect on January 1, 2017, for employers with 26 or more employees. For these employers, the minimum wage rate increases to $10.50 an hour. Employers with 25 or fewer employees will continue to pay $10 an hour. A number of local minimum wage hikes will also […]

30 Dec 16 - Local Ordinances, Minimum Wage - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »