Posts Tagged ‘minimum wage ordinance’

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 »

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

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 »

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 »