The Petaluma Living Wage in effect July 1, 2023, through June 30, 2024, is $18.47 Per Hour With an Employer Contribution Toward Medical Benefits and $20.70 Per Hour Without an Employer Contribution Toward Medical Benefits).
FAQ Topic: Living Wage
Employees who believe they are not being paid in accordance with the Petaluma Living Wage ordinance or the Petaluma Minimum Wage Ordinance should contact the City’s Economic Development Division at [email protected].
Employers subject to Living Wage Ordinance and the Minimum Wage Ordinance are required to compensate employees at the higher applicable rate.
The Petaluma living wage ordinance applies to employees of the City or for-profit entities that contract with the City. The Petaluma Living Wage must be paid for hours worked on behalf of the City and/or work funded by City monies, regardless of where that work happens. The Petaluma minimum wage ordinance applies to anyone who … Continued
The Ordinance provides for an annual increase based on the average Cost of Living Adjustments for City employees but no more than the most recent December to December Consumer Price Index for San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose (CPI-U), published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.” The Ordinance also provides that the City Council may review the impact … Continued
Petaluma’s Living Wage ordinance applies to: City of Petaluma employees Employees of businesses that contract or subcontract with the City of Petaluma (contractors and subcontractors) Employees of recipients of city financial assistance Other wage rules, such as prevailing wages, may apply depending on the work being done under contract with the City of Petaluma. Please … Continued