Category: Local Ordinances

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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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…

Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti signs COVID-19-related emergency orders for supplemental paid sick leave, worker protections and grocery, retail and food delivery scheduling.
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LA Mayor Signs COVID-19-Related Emergency Orders on Paid Sick Leave, Worker Protection

On April 7, 2020, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signed three different emergency orders aimed at protecting workers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Supplemental Paid Sick…

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California Cities’ and Counties’ ‘Shelter in Place’ Orders Evolve

As previously reported, in March, several California counties issued “shelter in place” orders as an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, commonly known as…

Employers covered by San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) and/or Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO) can breathe a sigh of relief.
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San Francisco Cancels Employer Reporting, Issues Paid Sick Leave Guidance Related to COVID-19

Attention, San Francisco employers! The Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) released two updates — one regarding their Employer Annual Reporting Form and the other…

The city of Los Angeles’ new ordinance would cover employers with 500 or more employees nationally.
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Los Angeles City Council Approves Supplemental Paid Sick Leave for COVID-19

On Friday, March 27, 2020, the Los Angeles City Council approved an ordinance to provide supplemental paid sick leave to workers affected by COVID-19, commonly…

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New 2020 Local Minimum Wage Ordinances

More California cities continue to adopt local minimum wage ordinances (MWO). Three new cities have local minimum wage ordinances beginning January 1, 2020 — Menlo…