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]
FAQ Topic: Living Wage
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
The Petaluma Living Wage for 2021-2022 is $16.90 Per Hour (with an Employer Contribution of $1.50/hr toward medical benefits) and $18.94 Per Hour (without a $1.50/hr Employer Contribution Toward Medical Benefits).
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