January 2022 City Ordinance Updates

Effective January 1, 2022, there are various city ordinances that will take effect with new rates for their city’s minimum wage. These apply to businesses with employees located in that city, and are higher rates than the federal and state’s minimum wages. For brevity’s sake, we will only be listing the rate for non-tipped employees.

Local Minimum Wage Hourly Rates

City & StateNew 2022 Hourly RateOld 2021 Hourly Rate
Albuquerque, NMTBD$10.50
Belmont, CATBD$15.90
Broward County, FLTBD$13.61 with health benefits
$17.05 no health benefits
Cupertino, CA$16.40$15.65
Daly City, CA$15.53$15.00
Denver, COTBD$14.77
El Cerrito, CA$16.37$15.61
Flagstaff, AZ$15.50$15.00
Hayward, CA$14.52 (1-25 employees)
$15.56 (26+ employees)
$14.00 (1-25 employees)
$15.00 (26+ employees)
Las Cruces, NM$11.50$10.50
Los Altos, CA$16.40$15.65
Menlo Park, CATBD$15.25
Mountain View, CA$17.10$16.30
Novato, CA$15.00 (1-25 employees)
$15.53 (26-99 employees)
$15.77 (100+ employees)
$14.00 (1-25 employees)
$15.00 (26-99 employees)
$15.24 (100+ employees)
Oakland, CA$15.06$14.36
Palo Alto, CA$16.45$15.65
Petaluma, CA$15.85$15.20
Portland, ME$13.00$12.15
Redwood City, CA$16.20$15.62
Richmond, CA$15.54$15.21
San Carlos, CA$15.77$15.24
San Diego, CA$15.00$14.00
San Mateo, CA$16.20$15.62
Santa Clara, CA$16.40$15.65
Santa Rosa, CA$15.85$15.20
Seattle, WA$15.75 (with health benefits)
$17.27 (no health benefits)
$15.00 (with health benefits)
$16.69 (no health benefits)
Sonoma, CA$15.00 (1-25 employees)
$16.00 (26+ employees)
$14.00 (1-25 employees)
$15.00 (26+ employees)
South San Francisco, CA$15.55$15.25
Sunnyvale, CA$17.10$16.30
Tipped employees may have a separate rate not listed above.

This list is not meant to be comprehensive or exhaustive and is only a guide. Please check your own local ordinances in case your city is not listed here.

You can purchase the city posters we offer via this link: https://www.allinoneposters.com/Labor-Law-Poster/Additional-Required-Notices/City-Notices

Last updated: November 12, 2021

Florida Miami-Dade County Update October 2021

The Florida Miami-Dade County Minimum Wage has been updated. Dates effective: October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022

New Minimum WagePrevious Minimum Wage:
For County Contracts for Covered Services entered into BEFORE October 1, 2016: $14.25 per hour with qualifying health benefits of at least $2.04 per hour$14.10 per hour with qualifying health benefits of at least $2.04 per hour
$16.31 per hour (no qualifying health benefits)$16.14 per hour (no qualifying health benefits)
For Contractors of Covered Services entered into AFTER October 1, 2016:$14.03 per hour with qualifying health benefits of at least $3.57 per hour$13.88 per hour with qualifying health benefits of at least $3.57 per hour
$17.62 per hour (no qualifying health benefits)$17.45 per hour (no qualifying health benefits)

Employers located in Miami-Dade county must have up-to-date postings to stay in compliance or else risk getting fined during audits. City and County notices are NOT included on our state-wide posters or compliance plans, and must be purchased separately. The size of this poster is 11×17 inches.

City & County of San Francisco COVID-related Employment Protections

The City & County of San Francisco has released an official notice prohibiting employment discrimination because of COVID-19 status.

On March 7, 2021 a new protection ordinance prevents employers from discriminating against someone because of COVID-19 status.

Employers cannot try to fire or discipline an employee who needs to take time off work because they tested positive for COVID-19 or needs to quarantine because of COVID-19. This applies to job offers as well; employers cannot withdraw an offer to an applicant because they found out the person tested positive for COVID-19 or is quarantining due to exposure.

The ordinance is in effect until March 6, 2023.

You can read the official protections ordinance here from the government website and view the workplace poster.

Colorado 2021 State Updates; Denver City Update

The Colorado state minimum wage has increased for 2021. Additionally, a new notice was added to the posters for Healthy Families & Workplaces Act. The Colorado state minimum wage was increased to $12.32 per hour or $9.30 for tipped employees, effective January 1, 2021. It will increase again in 2022. Previously, in 2020, the minimum wage was $12.00 per hour or $8.98 for tipped employees.

Highlighted in pink are the two notices that were changed for 2021.
Continue reading “Colorado 2021 State Updates; Denver City Update”

California July 2018 Labor Law Updates

With ever-changing labor law posting requirements, and with the constant addition of new local ordinances that also require posters, we understand the difficulty in keeping up with the trend. For your convenience, All In One Posters has dedicated a page on our website that lists some of the major additional required notices arranged by state. Some are available for purchase, but most are downloadable at no cost to you. Click on the link below for further details:

http://www.allinoneposters.com/Specific-City-and-Industry-Notices *

*Updated with the latest changes that will take effect July 1st 2018 for certain California localities.

NYC Enacts New Sexual Harassment Training, Poster, and Information Sheet Requirements

New York City has enacted new sexual harassment trainingposter, and notice requirements for employers. Starting April 1, 2019, employers with 15 or more employees will be required to annually conduct anti-sexual harassment interactive training for all employees, including supervisors and managers. In addition, starting September 6, 2018, all employers will be required to:

  • Post an anti-sexual harassment rights and responsibilities poster in employee breakrooms or other common areas where employees gather; and
  • Distribute an information sheet on sexual harassment to employees at the time of hire and in the employee handbook.

The city is expected to release a model poster and information sheet soon.

Additional requirements applyClick here for more on the training requirement. Click here for more on the poster and information sheet requirements.

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Pasadena California Gets Minimum Wage Increase This July 1, 2018

Beginning July 1, 2018, employers with 26 or more employees must pay wages of not less than $13.25 per hour (in addition to any tips received) to each employee. For employers with 25 or less employees, the minimum wage is $12.00 per hour.

The official posters must be posted in a conspicuous place, accessible to all employees, where the other state and federal labor law posters are also posted. They can be downloaded below:

Pasadena 25 or less
25 or less employees

Pasadena 26 or more
26 or more employees

The minimum wage requirement set forth in the Pasadena Minimum Wage Ordinance applies to adult and minor employees who work two (2) or more hours per week in Pasadena.

Under the Ordinance, employees who assert their rights to receive the City’s minimum wage are protected from retaliation. Employees may file a civil lawsuit against their employers for any violation of the Ordinance or may file a complaint with the City’s Department of Planning and Community Development. The City will investigate possible violations and, where appropriate, will obtain payroll records as provided by law, and will enforce violations of the minimum wage requirements by ordering reinstatement of employees, payment of back wages unlawfully withheld, and penalties. In addition, any business that violates the provisions of the Pasadena Minimum Wage Ordinance is subject to criminal prosecution.


San Francisco Employers Annual Reporting Form Due April 30, 2018

Employers covered by San Francisco’s Health Care Security Ordinance (HCSO) and/or the Fair Chance Ordinance (FCO) are required to submit the 2017 Employer Annual Reporting Form to the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement by April 30, 2018.

Employers may determine whether they are required to submit the form by filling out this survey. Employers who were not covered by the HCSO or the FCO in 2017 will be directed to a page indicating that they do not need to submit the form. Covered employers will be directed to the appropriate online form.

Covered employers should review the instructions before beginning the online form. A PDF preview of the form is also available.

Click here for additional resources on the reporting requirement.

For more information on the HCSO and FCO, employers may visit the city’s website.

Originally Posted by HR360