Minimum Compensation Ordinance (MCO)

MCO News
  • Effective July 1, 2017, contractors (including non-profits) with employees performing work in San Francisco must pay no less than the S.F. minimum wage of $14.00/hour.
  • Effective July 1, 2017, the MCO For-Profit Rate for employees performing work outside of San Francisco is $13.64/hour

 

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Overview
 

The Minimum Compensation Ordinance (MCO), which became effective October 8, 2000, generally requires City contractors to provide to their covered employees: (1) no less than the MCO hourly wage in effect; (2) 12 paid days off per year (or cash equivalent); (3) 10 days off without pay per year. The Minimum Compensation Ordinance rate is adjusted on January 1 each year. The Ordinance covers most City service contractors, and the Ordinance also those who hold leases or perform work at San Francisco International Airport. 

 

 

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 MCO-Poster 2012

 

   
Ordinance and Regulations
 

 

For Employers
 

 

 

 
 
For Employees
   
For City Departments
 

 

The following forms may be found on the City's Intranet:

  • MCO Form P-360 Exemption & Waiver
  • HCAO Form P-365 Exemption & Waiver

 

Contact Us
 

To contact us, please email mco@sfgov.org or call (415)5 54-7903.