Spotlight on San Francisco

First Quarter 2011Newsletters California Update Employment Law

San Francisco Health Care Security Ordinance: Managers, supervisors or confidential employees who earn at or above an annual salary of $81,450 (or $39.16 per hour) are exempt from coverage under the SFHCO. The 2011 health care expenditure rate for large employers (100+ employees) will be $2.06/hour. For medium-sized employers (20-99 employees), the rate will be $1.37/hour. Effective January 1, 2011.

San Francisco Minimum Wage: Minimum wage in San Francisco has increased to $9.92 per hour, effective January 1, 2011.