MEASURE Z (45-Day Comment Period)

Proposed Regulations Interpreting the Oakland Hotel Minimum Wage and Working Conditions Law

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Date Posted: October 14th, 2019 @ 4:23 PM
Last Updated: October 22nd, 2019 @ 3:37 PM

REQUEST FOR PUBLIC COMMENT ON MEASURE Z

(Also available in SPANISH, CHINESE, AND VIETNAMESE)

Notice of Issuance of proposed Regulations Interpreting the

Oakland Hotel Minimum Wage and Working Conditions Law

(Oakland Municipal Code Section 5.93 et seq.)

Pursuant to Measure Z, the Oakland Hotel Workers Protection and Employment Standards Law (voted into law in November of 2018), the City Administrator’s Office (CAO) proposes to issue the attached Interpretive Regulations after considering all comments, objections, and recommendations regarding the proposed regulations. Said proposed Interpretive Regulations were released on October 16, 2019, and are available on the City’s Website for public review and comment: Click on the button above to provide your comments and questions.

These Interpretive Regulations are also available at the CAO office, Division of Contracts and Compliance (C&C) during regular office hours.

Written comments and questions may also be submitted via:

E-mail: measure-z@oaklandca.gov

U.S. Mail: CAO, Division of Contracts & Compliance c/o Matt Berens

250 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 3341

Oakland, CA 94612

Telephone: Matt Berens 510-238-7735

45-Day Public Comment Period

Any interested person, or any person’s authorized representative may submit comments relevant to the proposed Interpretive Regulations to the Division of Contracts & Compliance. The 45-Day Comment Period begins on October 16, 2019, and ends at 5:00 p.m., on November 30, 2019. Comments received after the deadline will not be considered.

Public Hearing October 30, 2019, 5-7 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers, 1 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza

Oral public comment may be provided at the Public Hearing. CAO requests, but does not require that persons who make oral comments at the Public Hearing also submit a written copy of their questions and comments.

Authority and Reference: Oakland Municipal Code section 5.92.050(L) authorizes the City to adopt these proposed regulations.