July 25, 2016 Posters and Notices Now Available for San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance

The City of San Diego has published the required posters and employee notices for the Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance, which took effect on July 11, 2016.  Employees are covered by the ordinance if, in one or more calendar weeks of the year, they work at least two hours within the geographic boundaries of the City of San Diego.

Employers are required to:

  • Post two posters, the minimum wage poster and the paid sick leave poster, in a conspicuous place at any workplace or job site at which covered employees work.
  • Provide this notice to all new hires and current employees by October 1, 2016.  Employers may provide the required employee notice electronically in lieu of a paper notice.

Posters and notices in other languages will be available soon.  Employers are required to provide the posters and notices in any language spoken by 5% or more of the employees at a job site.  When published, the translations will be available here.

Failure to comply with the notice and posting requirements may result in a penalty of $500 for each employee, up to a maximum of $2,000.  More information about San Diego’s Earned Sick Leave and Minimum Wage Ordinance can be found in our previous E-Updates.

This E-Update was authored by Camille Gustafson.  For more information, please contact Ms. Gustafson or any other Paul, Plevin attorney by calling (619) 237-5200.