Category: Local Ordinances

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California Local Minimum Wage Increases Starting July 1, 2024

Instead of the beginning of the year, several California cities and counties implement their local minimum wage rate increases on July 1. California employers with employees…

Los Angeles County’s New Fair Workweek Ordinance
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Los Angeles County’s New Fair Workweek Ordinance

Los Angeles County recently approved a fair workweek ordinance, which goes into effect on July 1, 2025. This new ordinance is similar to the City…

San Francisco Employers Must Submit Annual Reporting
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Certain San Francisco Employers Must Submit Annual Reporting by May 3, 2024

Every year, employers covered by the city of San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) and/or Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO) must submit an Annual Reporting…

Los Angeles County’s New Fair Chance Ordinance
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Los Angeles County’s New Fair Chance Ordinance

Los Angeles County’s new fair chance hiring ordinance aims to ensure that individuals with arrest or conviction records are given fair consideration for employment by…

Berkeley Issues Fair Workweek Guidance
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Berkeley Issues Fair Workweek Guidance

As previously reported, in November 2022, the city of Berkeley passed a local ordinance providing for advance notice of schedules, adequate rest between shifts, offers…

Local Minimum Wage Rates
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28 Local Minimum Wage Rates Will Increase January 1, 2024

Along with the new California state minimum wage rate of $16 per hour for all employers, regardless of size, and new computer professionals and licensed…

LA County Minimum Wage Applies to Unincorporated Areas
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LA County Minimum Wage Applies to Unincorporated Areas

I own a small business in Glendora, California, which is located within Los Angeles County. I just saw something on the news that said that…

San Francisco Collects $20.5 Million For Local Ordinance Violations
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San Francisco Collects $20.5 Million For Local Ordinance Violations

San Francisco’s Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) — the local agency that enforces San Francisco’s local employment laws — published their Annual Report for the…

Anaheim Voters Will Decide on $25/Hour Hotel Minimum Wage on Oct. 3
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Anaheim Voters Will Decide on $25/Hour Hotel Minimum Wage on Oct. 3

Depending on the outcome of a special October 3, 2023, election, Anaheim hotels, motels and event centers may have to implement a $25 per hour…

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Los Angeles City’s New Freelance Worker Protections Ordinance

In California, properly classifying workers as either employees or independent contractors has been an evolving topic for years and can result in significant legal exposure…