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Workplace Alert: When is the San Diego Minimum Wage and Sick Pay Ordinance Effective?

A number of compliance issues have arisen since the passage of San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance (the “Ordinance”) on June 7, 2016. The most pressing question is the Ordinance’s effective date. This article addresses that question and provides updates on additional compliance issues, such as whether the Ordinance will allow front loading of paid sick time or accrual caps. Effective Date The Ordinance will not become effective until the San Diego City Council approves a resolution certifying the election results. According to the information provided by the City of San Diego’s website, that approval is expected by the San Diego City Council the week of July 11 or

Workplace Alert: San Diego Minimum Wage and Sick Pay Requirements to Increase

Yesterday, San Diego voters overwhelmingly passed Proposition I, which approves the City of San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance (“Ordinance”) originally passed by the City Council on August 18, 2014. As a result of this vote, San Diego’s minimum wage will increase and employees will be entitled to greater sick pay rights than those currently provided under California law. It appears the Ordinance is effective on July 7 – the date on which the election results are certified. San Diego employers must take immediate steps to ensure compliance. Under the Ordinance, San Diego’s minimum wage will immediately increase to $10.50 an hour. San Diego’s minimum wage will increas

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