San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement

San Francisco’s new “Ban the Box” ordinance takes effect on August 13, 2014. On that date, employers with 20 or more employees (regardless of location) will be prohibited from asking applicants for jobs in SF questions about:

  • An arrest that didn’t lead to conviction (they can ask about unresolved arrests, i.e. those that are the

On January 1, 2014, San Francisco’s newly enacted Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance will take effect. I explained the basics of the Ordinance here. Since then, there’ve been some developments that SF employers should be aware of.

First, employers can download the mandatory poster here in English, Spanish, Chinese, Russian, Tagalog, and Vietnamese, I think. My

On October 1, 2013, San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors adopted a “Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance” (pdf) that will take effect January 1, 2014. Mayor Ed Lee announced that he’ll sign the Ordinance, which applies to any employer who regularly employs 20 or more employees and the employer’s agents. It’s unclear whether the ordinance only counts