The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

The City of Berkeley Health Officer has ordered all residents to shelter at home, leaving only to receive or provide essential services, starting 12:01 am on Tuesday, March 17. See details of the Order, frequently asked questions, and recommendations from Berkeley Public Health at https://www.cityofberkeley.info/coronavirus.

The City of Berkeley web site is undergoing scheduled maintenance starting on Friday night, September 13 and ending on Saturday afternoon, September 14. During this time, most web pages should be available, but some resources may become unavailable for short periods of time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 5/9/19, at 7:00pm? Please visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1UAnZ8kU8EWllREyOY7rwQ/. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same time.

Looking for a live stream of the Zoning Adjustments Board (ZAB) meeting on 2/28/19, from 6:00 to 11:00 PM? Please visit http://www.cityofberkeley.info/Clerk/Commissions/Zoning_Adjustment_Board_Meeting_-_Video_Stream.aspx. The normal viewing methods will not work this time due to a concurrent City Council Special Meeting at the same date and time.

PG&E is reporting a widespread outage affecting thousands of customers in Berkeley and many City buildings, including the Finance Customer Service Center and the Permit Service Center. Call respective City services for further details, or check the PG&E outage page. Power is expected to return by 12:45pm. Traffic lights that are not working should be treated as a four-way stop sign.

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Housing and Community Services Department
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Minimum Wage Ordinance (MWO)


Berkeley Minimum Wage

$15.00/hour   
Effective
October 1, 2018
 
   

$15.59/hour   
Effective
July 1, 2019
 

$15.59/hour+CPI  
Effective
July 1, 2020
 

 

MWO Overview                                                                                                           

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (Spanish)                                                                                                                                        

Minimum Wage Ordinance, No. 7,352-N.S., BMC Chapter 13.99 

Letter to Berkeley Business Owners (July 29,2014)

Letter to Berkeley Business Owners (September 28, 2016)    

Claim Declaration Form

 

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Official Notice to Employers and Employees                                            
PLEASE POST WHERE EMPLOYEES CAN READ EASILY. VIOLATORS SUBJECT TO PENALTIES.

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For more information, contact:

Phone: (510) 981-CITY/2489 or dial 3-1-1 from any landline in Berkeley
Email: Rules4work@cityofberkeley.info

 

 

 

 

 

 

                

 

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