Archive for the ‘Local Ordinances’ Category

Alameda Joins Minimum Wage Ordinance ‘Party’ in July

Another California city, Alameda, adopted a new minimum wage ordinance (MWO) that takes effect in July. Last October, when then-governor Jerry Brown signed a number of bills into new laws, the Alameda City Council passed their own MWO, which will raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by July 1, 2020. Beginning July 1, 2019, […]

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Daly City Increases Minimum Wage Starting February 13

On January 14, 2019, Daly City’s City Council voted unanimously to increase the local minimum wage to $12 per hour, effective February 13, 2019, joining an ever-growing list of municipalities to enact a local minimum wage ordinance. The current California state minimum wage rate for large employers with 26 or more employees is also $12 […]

5 Feb 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Fremont City Council Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance

The City of Fremont is the latest city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance. On January 15, 2019, the Fremont City Council voted unanimously to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020 for large employers and by 2021 for smaller employers. The Fremont Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) will apply to all employers that […]

23 Jan 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Reminder: Redwood City MWO Effective January 1, 2019

Redwood City’s recently adopted Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) will go into effect January 1, 2019, at which time qualifying employees must earn at least $13.50 per hour for each hour worked within the geographic boundaries of Redwood City.  Here are a few things for employers to keep in mind regarding the ordinance: Which employers are […]

29 Nov 18 - Local Ordinances, Minimum Wage - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Local Minimum Wage Ordinances May Impact Split Shift Premium Requirements

A recent update on the California Labor Commissioner’s website signals a change in interpretation about how employees must be paid when they work a split shift. The updated information states that the split shift premium owed is one hour at the state minimum wage, or the local minimum wage if there is one, whichever is […]

5 Oct 18 - Local Ordinances, Minimum Wage - Ellen Savage, J.D. - No CommentsRead More »