A. Effective January 1, 2020, employers who employ twenty-six or more employees shall pay employees not less than fifteen dollars per hour.
B. Effective January 1, 2020, employers who employ twenty-five or fewer employees shall pay employees not less than fourteen dollars per hour.
C. Effective January 1, 2021, employers who employ twenty-five or fewer employees shall pay employees not less than fifteen dollars per hour.
D. Beginning January 1, 2021, and annually thereafter, the minimum wage all employers must pay to employees (except as otherwise provided in this section), regardless of the number of employees each employer employs, will be adjusted based on the Consumer Price Index for Urban Wage Earners and Clerical Workers (“CPIW”) for the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (or its successor index), which is published by the U.S. Department of Labor. Beginning January 1, 2020, some time in October of each year, the city will publicize the CPIW or successor index for that year and the adjusted minimum wage that will apply for all employers pursuant to this section beginning January 1st of the following year.
E. Learners shall be paid not less than eighty-five percent of the minimum wage required in accordance with this section rounded to the nearest five cents.
F. In calculating the number of employees an employer employs for purposes of determining the applicable minimum wage pursuant to this section, the number of employees shall include employees employed by an employer, including all employees working for the employer on a full-time, part-time, or temporary basis.
G. Employers may not deduct any amount from wages due employees pursuant to this section based on any tip or gratuity, or credit any amount of any tip or gratuity against or as any part of the minimum wages due employees pursuant to this section. (Ord. 2691 NCS §3 (part), 2019.)