Posts Tagged ‘minimum wage ordinance’

Sonoma Adopts New Minimum Wage Ordinance

The City of Sonoma is the latest city to adopt a local minimum wage ordinance. On June 10, 2019, the Sonoma City Council adopted the Sonoma Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO), which will raise the minimum wage to $13.50 per hour for large employers and $12.50 per hour for small employers, effective January 1, 2020. The […]

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

Emeryville Pauses Minimum Wage Increases for Small, Independent Restaurants

The Emeryville City Council voted to push the “pause” button for a very specific group of employers that would otherwise be subject to the upcoming minimum wage increase next month. On July 1, 2019, Emeryville is one of several California cities that will have their local minimum wage rate increase. Currently, Emeryville has separate rates […]

6 Jun 19 - Local Ordinances - Bianca Saad - 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 »

Santa Clara to Raise City Minimum Wage to $15 Per Hour by 2019

On August 22, the Santa Clara City Council adopted an amendment to the city’s minimum wage ordinance (MWO), changing the MWO’s annual rate increase schedule to reach $15/hour by 2019. Changes will affect employers beginning January 1, 2018. Prior to the MWO amendment, the minimum wage had no specified increases after January 1, 2017.  Instead, […]

5 Sep 17 - Local Ordinances - Virginia Young - No CommentsRead More »

UPDATED: San Diego Paid Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance Effective July 11, 2016

Voters approved San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance on June 7, 2016, but the effective date was delayed until the election results were certified. The certification is now completed, and the ordinance took effect on July 11, 2016. Under the ordinance: Employees working within the geographic boundaries of the City of San […]

13 Jul 16 - Minimum Wage, Time Off - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »