Category: Local Ordinances

remote workers applicable local minimum wage rate for each hour of work within the geographic boundaries of the city or county California
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Remote Workers May Be Subject to Local Wage, Sick Leave Ordinances

If our work site is located in an area where only the California minimum wage rate applies, but due to COVID-19, some of our employees…

Employers should review their hourly wage rates for their employees working in any local jurisdictions listed and wage increases.
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Local Minimum Wage Increases Coming July 1

July is just around the corner, and with it comes several local minimum wage increases throughout California. Here’s a list of localities that will have…

Long Beach employers should review their existing policies and make necessary changes for the new COVID-19-related supplemental paid sick leave ordinance effective now.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Long Beach Joins Localities With COVID-19 Supplemental Sick Leave

On May 19, 2020, Long Beach became the sixth California locality to adopt a supplemental paid sick leave ordinance related to COVID-19. Passed as an…

Oakland’s emergency paid sick leave ordinance imposes some additional requirements on employers already covered by the FFCRA.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Oakland Adopts Emergency COVID-19-Related Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On May 12, 2020, the Oakland City Council unanimously passed the Emergency Paid Sick Leave for Oakland Employees ordinance, effective immediately upon adoption, to provide…

Los Angeles City and County have each passed two similar ordinances providing legal protections to workers.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

Los Angeles City and County Adopt Worker Retention, Right of Recall Ordinances

On April 29, 2020, the City of Los Angeles adopted two ordinances to provide legal protections to workers during the economic upheaval resulting from the…

Los Angeles County’s ordinance is aimed at employers who are not already covered by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) or Executive Order N-51-20.
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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Local Ordinances

New Unincorporated LA County COVID-19-Related Supplemental Paid Sick Leave Ordinance

On April 28, 2020, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved an interim urgency ordinance that went into effect immediately and requires employers with…

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Emergency San Francisco Ordinance Provides Worker Health, Scheduling Protections

On April 21, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance requiring grocery store, drug store, restaurant and on-demand delivery service employers…

San Francisco’s Public Health Emergency Leave Ordinance (PHELO) addresses the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) coverage gap.
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San Francisco’s New Public Health Emergency Leave Ordinance

On April 17, 2020, San Francisco Mayor London Breed signed the Public Health Emergency Leave Ordinance (PHELO). The emergency ordinance seeks to address the Families…

San Jose’s emergency sick leave ordinance is now in effect.
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San Jose Adopts COVID-19-Related Emergency Sick Leave Ordinance

On April 7, 2020, San Jose’s City Council approved a temporary sick-leave ordinance, requiring certain private employers to provide paid sick leave to eligible employees…

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LA County Extends ‘Safer at Home’ Order; Requires Social Distancing Protocol for Essential Businesses

As previously reported, many localities have been revising their shelter-in-place orders, not only extending their duration but also imposing additional requirements on those essential businesses…