Posts Tagged ‘local ordinances’

Local Minimum Wage Ordinance Hikes Coming July 1

Throughout California, local cities and counties continue to pass minimum wage ordinances and other employment laws relating to paid sick leave and criminal background checks. On July 1, 2019, several local minimum wage rates will increase, and two new local minimum wage ordinances will go into effect. Minimum Wage Increases The following cities and county […]

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

Denying Lactation Accommodation Requests in California

My employee is returning from pregnancy leave and has asked to have time off and a suitable place to express milk at work. We have never had this request before. Can we deny her request and tell her to come back to work when she no longer has this need? Alternatively, can we require her […]

10 Jun 19 - Workplace Policies - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Daly City Increases Minimum Wage Starting February 13

On January 14, 2019, Daly City’s City Council voted unanimously to increase the local minimum wage to $12 per hour, effective February 13, 2019, joining an ever-growing list of municipalities to enact a local minimum wage ordinance. The current California state minimum wage rate for large employers with 26 or more employees is also $12 […]

5 Feb 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

Fremont City Council Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance

The City of Fremont is the latest city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance. On January 15, 2019, the Fremont City Council voted unanimously to increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2020 for large employers and by 2021 for smaller employers. The Fremont Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO) will apply to all employers that […]

23 Jan 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - No CommentsRead More »

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 »