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File #: 21-818    Version: 1 Name: Potential Hero Pay Ordinance
Type: Resolution Status: Action Item
File created: 3/23/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 4/12/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Discussion of a Potential Hero Pay Ordinance to Provide Additional Compensation to Grocery Workers, Retail Workers and Front-Line Workers at Southern California Hospital; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. 2021-04-12__ATT__City of LA Report on Hero Pay.pdf, 2. 2021-04-12__ATT__City of LA Ordinance 186940.pdf
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CC - (1) Discussion of a Potential Hero Pay Ordinance to Provide Additional Compensation to Grocery Workers, Retail Workers and Front-Line Workers at Southern California Hospital; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: April 12, 2021

Contact Person/Dept: Shelly Wolfberg/City Manager's Office
Phone Number: (310) 253-6000

Fiscal Impact: Yes [] No [X] General Fund: Yes [] No [X]

Public Hearing: [] Action Item: [X] Attachments: [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Southern California Hospital, Culver City Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Business Association, and Meetings and Agendas - City Council (04/07/2021).

Department Approval: John M. Nachbar (04/07/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) discuss a potential Hero Pay Ordinance to provide additional compensation to grocery workers, retail workers and front-line workers at Southern California Hospital; and (2) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND

At the February 22, 2021 City Council Meeting, there was consensus by City Council to agendize consideration of a "Hero Pay" ordinance to provide additional compensation to grocery workers, retail workers and front-line workers at Southern California Hospital (SCH). This item was originally on the City Council March 22, 2021 agenda, and was continued to April 12th due to the length of the March 22 meeting.

A number of Southern California municipalities, including the County of Los Angeles, City of Los Angeles, West Hollywood, Long Beach, and Montebello, as well as San Leandro, Oakland and San Jose in northern California, have adopted hero pay ordinances to require employers in the grocery, drug, and retail industries to provide additional compensation to their essential and public...

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