By 2018, San Francisco’s Minimum Wage will Increase to $15

By 2018, San Francisco’s Minimum Wage will Increase to $15

Effective January 1, 2015, the minimum wage in San Francisco increased to $11.05 per hour. The increase is a result of the November 2014 ballot measure Proposition J that was overwhelmingly approved by San Francisco residents in November 2014. Proposition J is intended to gradually increase San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2018. 

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San Francisco Adopts a New Minimum Wage Rate!

San Francisco Adopts a New Minimum Wage Rate!

According to the San Francisco Minimum Wage Ordinance, starting January 1, 2012, all employees performing work in the county of San Francisco must be paid not less than $10.24 per hour.  San Francisco is the first city in the United Stated with a minimum wage rate above $10. This increase is a result of a proposition passed by the city’s residents in 2003.

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All California Employment Commission Contracts Must be in Writing

All California Employment Commission Contracts Must be in Writing

In a previous post, we discussed how the newly added section 2810.5 of the California Labor Code requires all employers to provide a written notice of basic employment terms to all employees. In the same spirit, on October 7, 2011, California Governor Jerry Brown also signed into law a bill that would require all employment commission arrangements to be in writing (effective January 1, 2013).

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