Archive for the ‘Local Ordinances’ Category

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 »

Local Ordinance Updates Are Coming on October 1

This October, employers who have employees in the City of Berkeley or the City of San Francisco will have updated local ordinances to follow as well as making sure to have the most up-to-date notices posted in their workplaces. Berkeley Minimum Wage Increase On October 1, 2018, Berkeley’s minimum wage rate will increase from the […]

24 Sep 18 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Special Salary History Rules for San Francisco City Contractors and Subcontractors

Effective July 1, 2018, San Francisco’s Consideration of Salary History Ordinance (CSHO), also referred to as the Parity in Pay Ordinance, bans employers from considering the current or past salary of an applicant when making hiring or salary decisions. Additionally, a parallel ordinance applies to employers that are contractors or subcontractors with the city of […]

25 Jul 18 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

July Ushers in New Employment Laws

On July 1, several legal changes occurred that may affect your California business. Some of these changes apply only in specific local jurisdictions, but one change to the California Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) applies to all employers statewide. If you are an HRCalifornia member, the content on our member site has been updated […]

2 Jul 18 - Discrimination, Local Ordinances - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

Local Ordinance Changes Coming July 1

Throughout California, local cities and counties continue to pass ordinances relating to minimum wage, paid sick leave, criminal background checks and more. On July 1, 2018, several local minimum wage rates will increase, and two new local ordinances will go into effect. Minimum Wage Increases The following cities and county will increase their minimum wage […]

7 Jun 18 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »