|Minimum Wage Ordinance||The Emeryville City Council adopted an ordinance on Tuesday, June 2, 2015 that provides for a higher citywide minimum wage and additional paid sick leave provisions than required by the State of California. The new law went into effect July 2, 2015.
|Fair Workweek Ordinance||The Fair Workweek Ordinance becomes effective July 1, 2017.
From July 1, 2017 through December 31, 2017 the City will implement a “soft launch” of the ordinance. The City will used this initial six month period to focus on education of employers by accepting and investigating complaints of violations of the Fair Workweek Ordinance, however penalties and fines will not be assessed. Full enforcement of the Fair Workweek Ordinance, including all penalties and fines for violations, will begin on January 1, 2018. Beginning July 1, 2017, and throughout the soft launch period, employees may still pursue a private right of action as provided in the Fair Workweek Ordinance.
|Eviction Harassment Ordinance|| The City of Emeryville's Residential Landlord and Tenant Relations Ordinance will take effect on Saturday, April 1, 2017.
The ordinance broadly regulates most residential rental units in the City, limits the reasons why landlords may terminate a tenancy in accordance with state laws, prohibits harassment of residential tenants, requires tenants be provided with notices of tenant rights under the ordinance, as well as a mandate that landlords use a form notice of termination of tenancy and provide a copy of the completed notice and applicable rental agreement to the City.
|Cannabis Regulations Ordinances||February 7, 2017, City Council Special Study Session