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This ordinance establishes greenhouse gas emissions targets and departmental action plans for the City and authorizes the Department of Environment to coordinate efforts to meet the established targets.
This ordinance requires a clean technology business to be a recognized Green Business in order to be eligible for a payroll tax exclusion under applicable section.
This ordinance allows San Francisco-based employees to request flexible or predictable working arrangements to assist with care giving responsibilities, subject to the employer's right to deny a request based on business reasons; prohibits adverse employment actions based on caregiver status; prohibits retaliation against employees for exercising rights under the Ordinance; requires employers to inform employees of their rights and maintain records regarding compliance with the ordinance; authorizes enforcement by the Office of Labor Standards Enforcement; and authorizes waiver of the ordinance under a collective bargaining agreement.
This ordinance amends the administrative code of San Francisco to require the Office of the City Clerk to issue a municipal identification card upon the request of a city resident and allows proof of identity and residency by means other than an applicant's national immigration status, citizenship status, social security number, or tax identification number.
This Language Access Ordinance: requires the development of language services protocols in crisis situations; creates the Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs' responsibilities; requires all City departments to comply with the minimal requirements set forth in this ordinance'; expands the number of City departments that must comply with the ordinance in its entirety; requires all City departments to inform limited English Speaking Persons of their rights under the ordinance; and requires all City Boards, City Commissions, and City Departments to translate meeting minutes.
This ordinance gives tenants, tenants associations, the city, and nonprofit groups the right of first refusal when an owner proposes to sell or transfer any HUD-subsidized housing. A proposed prepayment or Section 8 contract termination triggers other procedures and protections, whereas a Section 8 contract expiration or opt-out at its original expiration date triggers no purchase rights. The ordinance requires 18-months' notice of prepayments or mid-term Section 8 terminations, and 12-months' notice of Section 8 contract expiration at the end of their term. Information about tenants' rights must be made available to any interested parties at least 14 days prior to a required public hearing, which is held no later than 45 days after the owner gives notice of intent to prepay or terminate prematurely. The ordinance also uses a complex formula to reach a 'fair return price' that may not exceed the appraised value based on the highest and best use, creates civil remedies for violations and provides that owners pay relocation fees of up to $5,250 to very low-, low- or moderate-income tenants who are displaced by a conversion, according to a set formula. The purpose of this ordinance is to assist public and private efforts to ensure that affordable house is not permanently removed from the housing stock, to preserve and promote a supply of affordable housing and to protect and diversity of the community by preventing displacements of low and moderate income households and to prevent homelessness.
The Seattle Bicycle Master Plan defines a set of actions, to be completed within 10 years, to make Seattle the best community for bicycling in the United States. By increasing support for bicycling, the city will make its transportation system more environmentally, economically, and socially sustainable.
The ordinance establishes a local hiring policy for public work or improvement projects requiring contractors and their subcontractors to perform certain percentages of project work hours using San Francisco residents and disadvantaged San Francisco residents; authorizing incentives for contractors and subcontractors who exceed local hiring requirements; mandating assessment of penalties against contractors and subcontractors who fail to meet minimum local hiring requirements; and establishing monitoring, enforcement and administrative procedures in support of the policy.
This ordinance requires grocery employers to retain employees for 90 days upon change in control of the store; prohibits grocery employers from terminating employees during those 90 days without cause; requires grocery employers to conduct a performance evaluation of the employees at the conclusion of the 90 days and consider for continued employment employees with satisfactory performance; requires public notice of a change in control of the grocery store; and provides judicial remedies, including hiring and reinstatement rights, from and back pay, and the value of benefits lost, for violation of the ordinance, along with an award of reasonable attorneys' fees to a successful plaintiff.
This ballot measure increases the minimum wage from $6.75 to $8.50. It provides for annual increases of the minimum wage based on the regional consumer price index.