Archive for the ‘Local Ordinances’ Category

Employers covered by San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) and/or Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO) can breathe a sigh of relief.

San Francisco Cancels Employer Reporting, Issues Paid Sick Leave Guidance Related to COVID-19

Attention, San Francisco employers! The Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) released two updates — one regarding their Employer Annual Reporting Form and the other on employee separations and San Francisco Paid Sick Leave. 2019 Employer Annual Reporting Form for HCSO and FCO Cancelled Employers covered by San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) and/or […]

6 Apr 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

The city of Los Angeles’ new ordinance would cover employers with 500 or more employees nationally.

Los Angeles City Council Approves Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance to provide supplemental paid sick leave to workers affected by COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has until April 7, 2020, to act, and the new ordinance is not effective until the Mayor signs it. Under the […]

2 Apr 20 - COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

New 2020 Local Minimum Wage Ordinances

More California cities continue to adopt local minimum wage ordinances (MWO). Three new cities have local minimum wage ordinances beginning January 1, 2020 — Menlo Park, Novato and South San Francisco. Don’t forget, earlier this year, both Sonoma and Petaluma established local minimum wages, which are higher than what is required under California law and […]

12 Nov 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Another Bay Area City Approves Local Minimum Wage Ordinance

If you thought the recent local minimum wage ordinance (MWO) trend was starting to slow down, think again. On July 15, 2019, the Petaluma City Council unanimously voted to adopt an MWO accelerating the minimum wage rates currently set forth in California’s minimum wage schedule. Starting January 1, 2020, large businesses with 26 or more […]

30 Jul 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Repealed: Emeryville’s Small, Independent Restaurant Minimum Wage Amendment

The saga of Emeryville’s minimum wage ordinance (MWO) amendment for small, independent restaurants has finally came to an end. On July 23, 2019, the Emeryville City Council repealed the MWO amendment that would have allowed small, independent restaurants to pay their employees a lower minimum wage rate of $15 per hour instead of $16.30 per […]

26 Jul 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »