Archive for the ‘Local Ordinances’ Category

San Francisco Salary History Ordinance Effective July 1

Taking effect July 1, 2018, San Francisco’s Consideration of Salary History Ordinance, also known as the Parity in Pay Ordinance, will ban employers from considering the current or past salary of an applicant in determining whether to hire the applicant or what salary to offer the applicant. The San Francisco ordinance is similar to the […]

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You Can’t Fight City Hall and Their Local Ordinances

From the Bay Area to San Diego, California cities and counties are enacting their own employment ordinances. These local ordinances regulate wages, paid sick leave and other employment matters. Keep in mind that local and statewide requirements can vary significantly, even between municipalities. All of which creates a greater compliance challenge if you have employees […]

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San Francisco Amends Fair Chance Ordinance

On April 3, 2018, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an amendment to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO), which is a “ban the box” law that sets restrictions on employers obtaining and using an applicant’s criminal history. The amendment will become effective on October 1, 2018. Beginning on October 1, San Francisco’s […]

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Redwood City Adopts Local Minimum Wage Ordinance

Redwood City is the latest California city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance. Beginning January 1, 2019, qualifying employees must earn at least $13.50 per hour for each hour worked within the geographic boundaries of Redwood City. The Redwood City Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) will apply to all employers that maintain a business facility […]

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San Francisco-Required Employer Reporting Due April 30

If you are an employer covered by San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) or Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO), the San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) reminds you to submit the 2017 Employer Annual Reporting Form by April 30, 2018, or face penalties of $500 per quarter. To determine if you are required […]

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