San Diego Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance Effective July 11: Employers Need to Act Quickl
Revised on July 14, 2016, with Updated Information from Office of Enforcement On June 28, 2016, we alerted employers about the San Diego Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance (“Ordinance”), cautioning employers that the “original” Ordinance had an uncertain effective date of sometime in mid-July and that the “implemented” Ordinance might include major substantive changes. On July 11, the City Council approved certification of the results from the June 7 election that passed the original Ordinance, which means the original Ordinance is effective immediately (i.e., July 11, 2016). To clarify, only the terms of the original Ordinance are effective as of July 11. The terms of the implemented Ordinance, which are now finalized and being considered by the City Council, will be effective in mid-September. Click here to read the full article.