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Commission on Labor

Most commission meetings have been suspended by recommendation of Berkeley’s Public Health Officer and Director of Emergency Services. Some commissions are meeting virtually for time-sensitive, legally-mandated business. Information regarding upcoming meetings will be posted on individual commission pages and on the community calendar

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered residents to shelter in place, leaving only for essential needs. Most City facilities are closed to the public. Read the latest changes to City services and COVID-19 information from Berkeley Public Health.

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Mission:
Establishes policy in the area of labor by preparing reports, developing information and referral services, observing and reviewing labor disputes, and promoting equal rights. Desirable criteria for appointment:  membership in labor organizations, or to reflect affirmative action guidelines.
 
Meetings:
South Berkeley Senior Center 
2939 Ellis Street, Berkeley, CA
2020: 3rd Wednesday every other month (January 15, March 18, May 20, July 15, September 16 & November 18)  7:00 PM

Please check the community calendar to verify.
 
Contact:
Communications to Berkeley boards, commissions or committees are public record and will become part of the City’s electronic records, which are accessible through the City’s website.  Please note: e-mail addresses, names, addresses, and other contact information are not required, but if included in any communication to a City board, commission or committee, will become part of the public record.  If you do not want your e-mail address or any other contact information to be made public, you may deliver communications via U.S. Postal Service or in person to the secretary of the relevant board, commission or committee.  If you do not want your contact information included in the public record, please do not include that information in your communication.  Please contact the secretary to the relevant board, commission or committee for further information.

The Secretary of the commission is responsible for relaying all communications from the public to the members of the commission.  The Secretary’s contact information is listed below. 

Secretary:
Nathan Dahl
Health, Housing & Community Services Department
(510) 981-5405
E-mail: ndahl@cityofberkeley.info

Mailing Address:
Commission on Labor
Nathan Dahl, Secretary
2180 Milvia Street, 2nd Floor
Berkeley, CA 94704


Enabling Legislation:
BMC Chapter 3.62 (1986)

Additional Information:
Commission Vacancies
California Employment Development Department - http://www.edd.ca.gov/
Union Label & Service Trades Department, AFL-CIO - http://www.unionlabel.org/
Labor Bill of Rights: Resolution Nos. 54,533-N.S. (PDF*, 286 KB) and 55,228-N.S. (PDF*, 98 KB) 

Meeting Agendas & Minutes:

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Agendas               Minutes
January 15, 2020                                 Minutes
February 19, 2020 Special Meeting Draft Minutes
March 18, 2020 CANCELED  
May 20, 2020 CANCELED      
July 15, 2020  
September 16, 2020  
November 18, 2020  

 

Subcommittee Agendas                                                               
January 13, 2020  Fair Work Week
 

 

 

 

 

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