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SF Labor Law Updates for January 1, 2020

The following updates were announced via email from their San Francisco Office of Labor Standards Enforcement:


Health Care Expenditure Rates

Under the Health Care Security Ordinance, employers must spend a minimum amount on health care for their San Francisco employees. As of January 1, 2020, the rates are as follows:

  • $3.08 per hour for employers with 100 or more workers worldwide
  • $2.05 per hour for employers with 20-99 workers worldwide


New San Francisco Labor Law Posters

OLSE has released two updated posters that must be placed at each job site or workplace location where employees can read them easily.


The HCSO poster must be posted as of January 1, 2020. The Health Care Security Ordinance poster should be printed on 8.5" x 14" paper. The Fair Chance Ordinance poster may be printed on 8.5" x 11" paper. You may also receive copies of these posters in the mail.


Upcoming Webinar

OLSE is hosting a webinar on January 10th on "Self-Funded Insurance Plans: HCSO Calculation Instructions for Employers."


Register here:


The webinar is for employers and employer representatives who need to assess whether their self-funded or self-insured health insurance plan(s) met the 2019 HCSO expenditure requirements. It will also instruct employers on how to calculate and make top-off payments if needed.


For questions, please contact your B&P Sales Rep - 888.722.3373.