Posts Tagged ‘Emeryville’

Repealed: Emeryville’s Small, Independent Restaurant Minimum Wage Amendment

The saga of Emeryville’s minimum wage ordinance (MWO) amendment for small, independent restaurants has finally came to an end. On July 23, 2019, the Emeryville City Council repealed the MWO amendment that would have allowed small, independent restaurants to pay their employees a lower minimum wage rate of $15 per hour instead of $16.30 per […]

26 Jul 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Emeryville Suspends Small, Independent Restaurants Minimum Wage Amendment

As previously reported, a referendum petition on the minimum wage ordinance (MWO) amendment for small, independent restaurants was submitted to the Emeryville City Clerk. Once the Emeryville City Clerk submitted the referendum petition to the Alameda County Registrar of Voters (ROV), the ROV checks and certifies the validity of the signatures. The minimum number of […]

11 Jul 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Hold On, Small, Independent Restaurants in Emeryville! Minimum Wage Pause in Flux

As previously reported, Emeryville had pushed the “pause” button for a very specific group of employers that would otherwise be subject to the July 1 local minimum wage increase. On July 1, Emeryville’s small, independent restaurants would only pay $15 per hour, instead of the new local minimum wage rate of $16.30 per hour, and […]

28 Jun 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Emeryville Pauses Minimum Wage Increases for Small, Independent Restaurants

Update: As of June 25, 2019, the minimum wage increase pause for small, independent restaurants is in flux and may not be valid. Small, independent restaurants wanting to take advantage of this provision should visit the City of Emeryville webpage for further information. The Emeryville City Council voted to push the “pause” button for a very […]

6 Jun 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Local Ordinance Changes Coming July 1

Throughout California, local cities and counties continue to pass ordinances relating to minimum wage, paid sick leave, criminal background checks and more. On July 1, 2018, several local minimum wage rates will increase, and two new local ordinances will go into effect. Minimum Wage Increases The following cities and county will increase their minimum wage […]

7 Jun 18 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »