Author: Sarah Woolston

designated person
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Posted in Time Off

Employees May Use Sick/Family Leaves for Designated Person

My employee requested time off to care for her neighbor who just had surgery. Do I have to grant her request? Although a neighbor previously…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

San Francisco Employer Annual Reporting Form Due May 1

Remember — employers covered by San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance or Health Care Security Ordinance (or both) must submit their Employer Annual Reporting Form to…

San Mateo County
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Posted in General

San Mateo County’s New Minimum Wage Ordinance

If you have a business in the unincorporated areas of San Mateo County, then you should be aware that San Mateo County is the latest…

Los Angeles Fair Work Week Ordinance
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Posted in Local Ordinances

Reminder for Retailers: LA’s Fair Work Week Ordinance Starts April 1

Starting April 1, 2023, retail businesses with at least 300 employees globally and doing any work in the city of Los Angeles will have new…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Several Cities Join California in Ending Local COVID-19 State of Emergency

On Tuesday, February 28, California will end its COVID-19 declaration of emergency, and the federal government anticipates terminating the national emergency on May 11, 2023….

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Posted in Local Ordinances

San Francisco’s New Military Leave Pay

San Francisco employers with 100 or more employees should prepare to comply with yet another local ordinance that goes into effect on February 19, 2023!…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Los Angeles City COVID-19 Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Ends Soon

In response to COVID-19, California and several California cities and counties adopted COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave orders or ordinances, but after three years of…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Mountain View’s New Wage Theft Ordinance

Not only does Mountain View currently have the highest minimum wage rate in California, it also recently enacted the Mountain View Wage Theft Ordinance, which requires…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Berkeley Adopts New Fair Work Week Ordinance

Editor’s note: This blog was updated on June 21, 2023, to clarify that the Berkeley Fair Workweek Ordinance becomes operative in January 2024. On November…

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Los Angeles City’s New Fair Work Week Ordinance

On November 29, 2022, the Los Angeles City Council approved a Fair Work Week Ordinance, which goes into effect on April 1, 2023. Retail businesses…