Posts Tagged ‘local ordinances’

Another Bay Area City Approves Local Minimum Wage Ordinance

If you thought the recent local minimum wage ordinance (MWO) trend was starting to slow down, think again. On July 15, 2019, the Petaluma City Council unanimously voted to adopt an MWO accelerating the minimum wage rates currently set forth in California’s minimum wage schedule. Starting January 1, 2020, large businesses with 26 or more […]

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

Do Local Minimum Wages Change the Exempt Salary Test?

A local minimum wage applies to our nonexempt employees. When the minimum wage increases on July 1, does that mean the salary test for our exempt employees also increases? There are 11 cities and one county that have minimum wages which increase on July 1. These increases to the minimum wage rates apply only to […]

24 Jun 19 - Local Ordinances - Erika Pickles - No CommentsRead More »

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 »