Archive for the ‘Local Ordinances’ Category

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 »

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 »