Posts Tagged ‘mwo’

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »