For Workers

Know Your Rights

San Francisco fights for its workers.

Our residents and lawmakers have adopted some of the strongest labor laws in the United States.  The San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement will work with you to ensure that your rights are met.

  • It does not matter where you were born or if you have papers to work
  • It does not matter if you were paid in cash
  • We will never ask you about your immigration status

If you (1) work in San Francisco or (2) work for a business with a contract or lease with the City of San Francisco, our labor laws apply to you.  Know your rights.

Since 2010, the San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement has helped workers recover over $38 million in wages and penalties.
 

If You Work in San FranciscoWe Speak Your Language

  • San Francisco Minimum Wage
  • San Francisco Paid Sick Leave
  • Lactation in the Workplace
  • Salary History

If You Work in San Francisco and Your Employer has at Least 5 Employees

  • All laws listed above AND
  • Fair Chance

If You Work in San Francisco and Your Employer has at Least 20 Employees

  • All laws listed above AND
  • Health Care Security Ordinance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Family Friendly

If You Work in San Francisco for a Chain Store (“Formula Retail”)

  • All laws listed above AND
  • Formula Retail Employee Rights Ordinances

If You Work for a Business with a Contract or Lease with the City of San Francisco

  • Prevailing Wage
  • Minimum Compensation
  • Health Care Accountability Ordinance
  • Fair Chance
  • Salary History
     

Community Partners

 Asian Law Caucus
 Chinese Progressive Association
 Dolores Street Community Services
 Filipino Community Center
 La Raza Centro Legal
 South of Market Community Action Network (SOMCAN)
 Young Workers United
 

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