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File #: 21-903    Version: 1 Name: Premium Hazard Pay for On-Site Grocery & Drug Retail Workers
Type: Ordinance Status: Action Item
File created: 4/15/2021 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 4/26/2021 Final action:
Title: CC - (1) Introduction of an Ordinance Establishing Premium Hazard Pay for On-Site Grocery and Drug Retail Workers; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.
Attachments: 1. 2021-04-26_ATT _Proposed Ordinance Premium Hazard Pay.pdf, 2. 2021-04-26__ATT__City of LA Motion re Closures of Grocery Stores-Hero Pay-2021-04-07.pdf
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CC - (1) Introduction of an Ordinance Establishing Premium Hazard Pay for On-Site Grocery and Drug Retail Workers; and (2) Direction to the City Manager as Deemed Appropriate.

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Meeting Date: April 26, 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) Culver City Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Business Association, Culver City Businesses with Business Tax Certificates, and Meetings and Agendas - City Council (04/21/2021).

Department Approval: John M. Nachbar (04/21/2021)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council (1) introduce an Ordinance establishing premium hazard pay for on-site grocery and drug retail workers; and (2) provide direction to the City Manager as deemed appropriate.


BACKGROUND/DISCUSSION

Proposed Premium Hazard Pay Ordinance

At the April 12, 2021 City Council Meeting, City Council voted 3-2 in favor of agendizing the introduction of an Ordinance establishing premium hazard pay for on-site grocery and drug retail workers, similar to the City of Los Angeles' Ordinance No. 186940.

As directed by City Council, the proposed Ordinance is based on the City of Los Angeles' model, and contains the following provisions:

* Premium Hazard Pay Amount: $5.00/hour;
* Affected Businesses:
o Grocery stores with over 300 employees nationwide, and more than ten employees on-site in the City, that primarily sell food or household goods;
o Drug Retail stores with more than 300 employees nationwide and more than ten employees on-site in the City, that sell a variety of prescription and nonprescription medicines and miscellaneous items:
o A retail store with more than 300 emplo...

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