Office of Labor Standards Enforcement

The San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement (OLSE) advances the welfare of San Francisco’s workers through the enforcement of labor laws, proactive public education, and high-quality public service.  OLSE is an office of the General Services Agency, an executive branch department under Mayor London N. Breed

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The Public Health Emergency Leave Ordinance was passed by voter initiative Prop G on the June 7, 2022 ballot. The law will become effective October 1, 2022.

For questions regarding the Public Health Emergency Leave Ordinance, please call (415) 554-6271 or email us at

The Office of Labor Standards Enforcement released its final PDF icon Rules Interpreting the Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance on July 7, 2022. 
Find out more about the Family Friendly Workplace Ordinance on our webpage.


I. San Francisco Labor Laws - Citywide


II. San Francisco Labor Laws - City Contractors

All Employers 
Employers with 5 or more employees (Total, Across All Locations) 
Employers with 20 or more employees (Total, Across All Locations) 
Formula Retail Establishments