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File #: 16-0655    Version: 0 Name: Labor and Employment - City Minimum Wage
Type: Ordinance Status: Failed - End of Term
File created: 4/18/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/5/2016
Enactment #:
Title: Labor and Employment - City Minimum Wage FOR the purpose of setting Baltimore City's minimum wage rate for the years 2016 through 2021; setting the formula to determine Baltimore City's minimum wage rate from 2021 onward; defining certain terms; setting the terms and qualifications for Wage Commission members; requiring the production and posting of multilingual posters summarizing Baltimore City's minimum wage laws; setting Baltimore City's tipped minimum wage rate through 2025; eliminating the lower tipped minimum wage rate from 2025 onward; limiting the withholdings employers may make from employee wages; allowing any person to make a complaint to the Wage Commission; changing the Wage Commission's procedures for responding to complaints; repealing the prohibition of bad faith employee complaints to the Wage Commission; establishing certain penalties; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the minimum wage to be paid to employees in Baltimore City.
Sponsors: Mary Pat Clarke, Bill Henry, Brandon M. Scott, Robert Curran, Sharon Green Middleton, Edward Reisinger, Carl Stokes, William "Pete" Welch, President Young, Warren Branch, Eric T. Costello, Helen L. Holton
Indexes: City, Labor and Employment, Minimum Wage
Attachments: 1. 16-0655~1st Reader, 2. BDC 16-0655, 3. City Solicitor 16-0655, 4. Finance 16-0655, 5. HR 16-0655, 6. MOED 16-0655, 7. Wage Enforement 16-0655, 8. Finance (Additional Comments) 16-0655, 9. 2nd Reader Amendments 16-0655
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
9/20/20160 Labor Committee AmendedPass Action details Meeting details Not available
9/12/20160 Labor Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/15/20160 City Council Re-referred to Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/8/20160 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
8/8/20160 Labor Committee Recommended Favorably with Amendment  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/28/20160 Labor Committee    Not available Meeting details Not available
7/21/20160 Labor Committee Conducted Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/19/20160 Labor Committee Conducted Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/18/20160 Labor Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/20160 Labor Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/20/20160 Labor Committee Worksession  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/15/20160 Labor Committee Conducted Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/16/20160 Labor Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/21/20160 The City Council Refer to Baltimore Development Corporation  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/21/20160 The City Council Refer to Mayor's Office of Employee Development  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/21/20160 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/21/20160 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/21/20160 The City Council Refer to Wage Commission  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/21/20160 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Human Resources  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20160 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
4/18/20160 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available
EXPLANATION: CAPITALS indicate matter added to existing law.
[Brackets] indicate matter deleted from existing law.

* WARNING: THIS IS AN UNOFFICIAL, INTRODUCTORY COPY OF THE BILL.
THE OFFICIAL COPY CONSIDERED BY THE CITY COUNCIL IS THE FIRST READER COPY.
INTRODUCTORY*

CITY OF BALTIMORE
COUNCIL BILL

Introduced by: Councilmembers Clarke, Henry, Scott, Curran, Middleton, Reisinger, and Stokes


A BILL ENTITLED

AN ORDINANCE concerning
title
Labor and Employment - City Minimum Wage
FOR the purpose of setting Baltimore City's minimum wage rate for the years 2016 through 2021; setting the formula to determine Baltimore City's minimum wage rate from 2021 onward; defining certain terms; setting the terms and qualifications for Wage Commission members; requiring the production and posting of multilingual posters summarizing Baltimore City's minimum wage laws; setting Baltimore City's tipped minimum wage rate through 2025; eliminating the lower tipped minimum wage rate from 2025 onward; limiting the withholdings employers may make from employee wages; allowing any person to make a complaint to the Wage Commission; changing the Wage Commission's procedures for responding to complaints; repealing the prohibition of bad faith employee complaints to the Wage Commission; establishing certain penalties; clarifying and conforming related provisions; and generally relating to the minimum wage to be paid to employees in Baltimore City.
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BY repealing and reordaining, with amendments
Article 11 - Labor and Employment
Section(s) 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-5, 2-6, 3-1, 3-2, 3-4 to 3-6, 3-8, 4-1 to 4-3, 4-5 to 4-10, 5-1, 5-2,
and 6-2
Baltimore City Code
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